Volvo announces XC40 Recharge Canadian price & expands its charging network

The compact luxury SUV will start at $64,950 in Canada backed by more charging stations across the nation.

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Volvo’s first all-electric vehicle — the 2021 XC40 Recharge — is expected to hit Canadian dealership floors sometime late 2020, with a $64,950 price tag for the 402-hp compact luxury hauler. The Swede is throwing in some worthy standard features at this price including 19-inch wheels (20-inch optional), a tablet-style 9-inch touchscreen, 12.3-inch display for the driver, and the laminated panoramic sunroof with power sunshade above. The infotainment system is new and powered by Android with Google technologies built-in. Of course, Canadians have options — from a la carte to a packages, listed below – keeping the feature list nice and tight. On the charging front, Volvo Canada is teaming up with its US counterpart to provide one of the world’s largest electric vehicle charging networks, called ChargePoint; XC40 Recharge customers have the option to buy the ChargePoint Home Flex home charger straight from the Volvo dealer at time of purchase.

Single Options – 2021 XC40 Recharge:
Metallic paint$900
Lava carpet$150
13-speaker Harman Kardon Premium Sound system$1,250
Energy-saving heat pump$450
20-inch five double-spoke Black Diamond Cut alloy wheels$1,000

Packages – 2021 XC40 Recharge:
Climate Package: heated windshield-wiper blades, heated rear seats and a heated steering wheel$1,000
Advanced Package: high pressure headlight cleaning, Pilot Assist driver assistance system with Adaptive Cruise Control, 360-degree Surround View Camera, 12-volt power outlet in the luggage area and inductive (cordless) smartphone charging.$2,100