The 2022 Volvo XC40 offers all the essential elements of a good vehicle. It comes equipped with an intuitive cabin that is just as luxurious as it is comfortable and roomy. Owners can expect to experience a pleasant ride every time regardless of the distance of their commute. Below are more detailed aspects of the vehicle along with a description of its rival, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class for your comparison.

Design & Style

The 2022 XC40 does not stop at just exterior power and handling, but also goes on to focus on interior comfort and space. It boasts a cabin that is styled in an opulent setting that utilizes plenty of high-grade materials for its surfaces and sides. There is also a wide range of features embedded on the car's dash which is perfect for infotainment while on the go. Its dynamic engine and composed handling ensure a smooth ride is presented during each ride.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class is highly spacious and can accommodate up to five people. There is plenty of room at the car's front row as well as adequate leg- and headroom at the back. Nevertheless, its seats are not the cushiest but are still considered comfortable. Several deluxe materials can be seen covered on the car's surfaces as well as some areas making use of hard plastics which look good but not as lavish as one would expect.

Technology & Safety

Infotainment is important and this is offered in the form of tech features in the XC40. High tech advancements include Android/Apple platform compatibility, a 9-inch touchscreen, various USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity, both HD and satellite radios, and 8 speakers. Safety is also another essential aspect of driving which is offered in the forms of auto emergency brakes, collision warning, lane keep and departure assists, collision mitigation, rear traffic alert, blind spot monitor, auto high beams, adaptive headlamps, parking sensors, rearview camera, and rain-sensing wipers.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class has several tech advances such as a touchpad control, a 7-inch touchscreen, HD radio, 6 speakers, Apple and Android platform sync, USB ports and Bluetooth connectivity. The safety aspect of the car sees features like collision warning, rearview camera, driver attentiveness monitor, auto emergency brakes, vehicle exit warning, blind spot monitor, and crosswind assist.


The 2022 XC40 can put forth 187 horsepower under its turbocharged engine. It roughly receives 23 mpg of gas mileage in cities and 32 mpg on highways.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class generates 221 horsepower under a turbo four. Its gas mileage reaches 25 mpg and 34 mpg for city and highway respectively.

The Bottom Line

The 2022 XC40 has all that you will ever need in a vehicle. It does not compromise on any particular elements, but instead goes the extra mile to pack space, comfort, style, and power in just one mean machine. You are getting a luxurious ride that is just as roomy as it is dynamic and well-composed.

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