Volvo XC40 Recharge T5 2021, Adam – Test Drive Review

Volvo XC40 Recharge T5, Adam - 2021 Test Drive Review

What name would you like to appear in the Test Drive Review? 
Adam

 

What make and model did you test drive?
Volvo XC40 Recharge T5

 

What dealership did you have the test drive at?
Volvo Caffyns Worthing

 

How long did it take the dealership to contact you after you made your initial enquiry?
1-3 hours

 

What date did you have your test drive?
24/09/2021

 

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What was your dealership experience like?
Welcoming staff, no pressure to commit and a honest conversation about what would work for me.

 

Rate your dealership experience out of five stars
5 Stars: Excellent

 

What were your first impressions of the car?
Exterior style is modern and pleasing to the eye. Interior quality is what you would expect from Volvo, attention to detail is spot on and perfectly designed.

 

Positives – List 3 or more things you liked about the car.

  • Smooth drive
  • Spacious interior
  • Not over the top of technology.

 

Negatives – List 3 or more things you didn’t like about the car.

  • Battery capacity could be better for the price
  • Not a huge fan of the AC vents design
  • Rear head rests are fixed and can’t be removed.

 

Rate the EV out of 5 Stars.
5 Stars: Excellent

 

Did you purchase the make & model you test drove or another EV from the same manufacturer?
Yes.

 

What specification did you go for?
Standard specification for the T5, with the addition of Adaptive Cruse Control.

 

How did you purchase the vehicle?
Cash purchase.

 

When do you expect to take delivery of your EV?
3-6 months.

 

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