The 2020 Volvo V40 Cross Country physically looks like a mini SUV but it falls under the category of hatchbacks. It has raised height, side scuffs, and roof rails which make it appear to be off-road-friendly. What are the features of the 2020 Volkswagen Passat and how are they different from the V40 Cross Country? Find out below.

Design & Style

The 2020 Volvo V40 Cross Country is able to accommodate up to 5 people comfortably within its spacious cabin that is styled in a plush concept. Several materials that are soft the touch including leather can be seen adorning most of the car's surface areas as well as its side trims. They definitely help in creating a luxurious stance inside. The car's seats at both rows are well-bolstered, thus ensuring a comfortable drive regardless of distance and height of passengers.

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat has a seating capacity that fits 5 people on its cloth-upholstered seats with an option to upgrade to either synthetic or genuine leather. Its interior offers a good amount of space which provides sufficient leg- and headroom even at the back row. the Passat's cabin styling adapts a more conservative concept which makes use of average materials and various low-quality plastics, creating a look that may appear old-fashioned.

Technology & Safety

The 2020 Volvo V40 Cross Country comes with a series of tech devices including as a 9-inch touchscreen for infotainment, Android/Apple compatibility, a satellite radio, and navigation. On top of those, the car also has safety tech such as blind spot monitor, rear traffic alert, collision warning, lane assist, auto emergency brakes, collision prevention, sign recognition, bending headlights, attentiveness monitor, rain-sensing wipers, parking sensors, and rearview camera.

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat is equipped with several tech features like a 6.3-inch touchscreen, Android/Apple compatibility, 1 USB port, satellite and HD radios, and Bluetooth connectivity. For safety, the Passat offers a rearview camera, collision warning, auto emergency brakes, blind spot monitor, pedestrian detection, and rear traffic alert.


The 2020 Volvo V40 Cross Country can make 148 horsepower when it is powered by a 2L D3 engine under either its manual or automatic option.

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat runs on a 2L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that puts out 174 horsepower and 206 lbft of torque under a 6-speed auto transmission. Its fuel economy ratings are below average at just 23 mpg and 34 mpg in cities and on highways respectively.

The Bottom Line

The 2020 Volvo V40 Cross Country is the definite answer for a vehicle that is dynamic in terms of its engine performance and attractive from the point of view of its interior visual appeal. Driver and passengers can also be sure of comfortable rides on its cushy seats that are soft and supportive.

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat needs to improve on its interior cabin appeal as well as on its overall fuel efficiency ratings.

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