Five Safety Features of the 2018 Volvo XC40 Compact Crossover

2018 Volvo XC40 in Sinking Spring, PANamed the 2018 European Car of the Year at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland in its debut year, the Volvo XC40 shows why the Swedish automaker has some of the best cars on the planet. While the handling, power, and amenities are all top-notch, Volvo’s legendary safety features take the XC40 to another level in the luxury compact market. Here are some of the safety specs that make the XC40 one of the safest cars on the road.

Passive Features

Driving defensively is the best way to stay safe when you’re behind the wheel, but sometimes, the weather and motorists have other ideas. In case of an accident, the 2018 Volvo XC40 comes with a suite of passive safety features designed to minimize damage to the vehicle and its occupants.

Front-impact airbags, side airbags, knee airbags, and overhead airbags keep you safe even in the most catastrophic collisions. Seat belt pretensioners automatically tighten the seat belts during a collision. Anti-whiplash head restraints react to rear-end crashes, cradling your head on impact.

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Volvo Leads in Safety With These 5 Safety Features

Volvo Safety Features in Sinking Spring, PaSafety is one of the most important features of a vehicle. The power capability, technology, and interior design mean little if the vehicle and passengers are not protected with the latest safety upgrades. Volvo has consistently led the way in terms of safety with the following features.

Active Bending Lights

Headlight glare can significantly diminish visibility and result in dangerous driving conditions. Volvo has taken advantage of the latest technology and created active bending lights to correct this common problem. The safety feature uses an upper exterior camera to monitor other vehicle’s lights and to automatically switch the headlights from high beams to low beams when needed.

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