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Volvo V40 Reviews
AA80
Car Keys79
Parkers80
Top Gear80
Carbuyer70
Autocar70
The Telegraph70
Auto Express60
What Car60
Total Aggregate Score
72
8
8 / 10
AA
Review Summary
There's no question that Volvo has exceled itself with the V40. It's visually pleasing and distinctive, boasts a relaxing, practical and intuitive cabin and delivers a more engaging driving experience than similar cars from the past.
4
4 / 5
Car Keys
Review Summary
The V40 is a great addition to the Volvo line-up, demonstrating the carmaker’s ability to be a viable competitor to high-volume players.
4
4 / 5
Parkers
Review Summary
An all-new car, the Volvo V40 is a sleek and classy looking five-door hatchback that will target the likes of the Audi A3, BMW 1 Series and the Alfa Romeo Giulietta.
8
8 / 10
Top Gear
Review Summary
Great-looking, great to drive new Volvo should be a fine car to own.
3.5
3.5 / 5
Carbuyer
Review Summary
The Volvo V40 is a relaxing hatchback to drive, with a line-up of efficient engines and impressive safety credentials.
3.5
3.5 / 5
Autocar
Review Summary
A significant step forward for Volvo, but not for the class as a whole.
7
7 / 10
The Telegraph
Review Summary
The Audi A3 Sportback and VW Golf are easier to live with and better to drive. But the Volvo V40 is still an appealing alternative, offering sharp looks, supreme safety and excellent fuel economy.
3
3 / 5
Auto Express
Review Summary
The Volvo V40 is a classy and economical alternative to the Audi A3 Sportback, as long as you don't need maximum boot space.
3
3 / 5
What Car
Review Summary
The Volvo V40 is great in some respects, but is average or below par in too many others to challenge the class leaders.
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