Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0

Expect the Volvo V40 Cross Country safety levels to be excellent. A five star rating is expected even though it has not have been tested by Euro NCAP. The early signs look very good because the standard V40 achieved five stars in recent tests.

The V40 Cross Country is loaded with safety equipment including City Safety, pedestrian airbag technology, knee airbag on the driver’s side, dual-stage driver and passenger airbags, Side Impact Protection System, Dual chamber SIPS airbags, inflatable curtain airbags, stability and traction control.

Hill Descent Control comes as standard on the V40 Cross Country T5 AWD version and this system controls the car's speed automatically when driving down steep inclines. The V40 T5 AWD Cross Country also has a Hill Hold function that makes starting on a hill easier.

Storage space is plentiful. The Volvo V40 Cross Country has a boot space of 402 litres with the rear seats in place and this expands to 1,032 when they are folded flat. There’s also a concealed storage area but if you don’t need it you can fold it away and attain the maximum load space.

If you need maximum length the front passenger seat can be folded flat to enhance load space. To keep your luggage secure the accessory range includes a Parcel Shelf Net while there’s a Load Organiser including a load compartment divider, a load belt and two floor rails. There are plenty of cubbyholes to keep loose change in and the door pockets and glove box are of a good size.

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Volvo V40 Cross Country (13-19).

  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • Climate control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Lumbar support
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Headlight washers
  • Leather seat trim
  • Parking sensors
  • Sat Nav

Cross Country equipment

Cross Country standard equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
Cross Country optional equipment
  • Parking sensors

Cross Country Lux equipment

Cross Country Lux standard equipment
  • Cruise control
  • Headlight washers
  • Leather seat trim
Cross Country Lux optional equipment
  • DVD
  • Sat Nav

Cross Country Lux Nav equipment

Cross Country Lux Nav standard equipment
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Headlight washers
  • Leather seat trim
  • Sat Nav
Cross Country Lux Nav optional equipment
None available

Cross Country Nav Plus equipment

Cross Country Nav Plus standard equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Parking sensors
  • Sat Nav
Cross Country Nav Plus optional equipment
None available

Cross Country Pro equipment

Cross Country Pro standard equipment
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Leather seat trim
  • Parking sensors
  • Sat Nav
Cross Country Pro optional equipment
None available

Cross Country SE equipment

Cross Country SE standard equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
Cross Country SE optional equipment
  • DVD
  • Sat Nav

Cross Country SE Nav equipment

Cross Country SE Nav standard equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Sat Nav
Cross Country SE Nav optional equipment
None available