Geneva International Motor Show Names The Volvo XC40 Its Prestigious 2018 ‘Car Of The Year’

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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The Geneva International Motor Show has just awarded its prestigious 2018 Car of the Year Award to the new Volvo XC40. The Volvo XC40 beat out six other finalists for the honor. They were the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Audi A8, BMW 5 series, Citroën C3 Aircross, Kia Stinger, and Seat Ibiza.

A jury made up of 60 journalists from 23 European countries voted today using the criteria taken into consideration for the award, which includes innovation, security, design, and the value for money.

Results of the final vote…
7. Alfa Romeo Stelvio: 163
6. Audi A8: 169
5. BMW 5 series: 226
4. Citroën C3 Aircross: 171
3. Kia Stinger: 204
2. Seat Ibiza: 242
1. Volvo XC40: 325

Hakan Samuelsson [CEO of Volvo] was very proud to be awarded this year’s trophy. “The XC40 really deserved this accolade. To receive it in Geneva is all the more rewarding as this is my favorite motor show.“ Volvo has been a finalist on a number of occasions, but this is the first time it has won this prestigious award, with 83 points separating it of its competitors. The President of the Jury, Frank Janssen, motoring journalist from the German magazine STERN handed over the trophy.

Here are some of the impressive standard specs for the Volvo XC40

— 248 hp
— 258 lb. ft. torque
— Direct-Injected Turbocharged Engine
— Eight-speed Geartronic™ Automatic with Start/Stop & Adaptive Shift
— Advanced AWD System with Instant Traction™
— Comfort, Eco, Dynamic, Off-road and an Individual Driving Modes
— LED Headlights with Thor’s Hammer Daytime Running Lights & Active High Beam
— Door Handle Illumination
— Energy-absorbing Interior
— Rear Collision Warning System
— Driver Alert Control
— Lane Keeping Aid
— Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS)

Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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Volvo XC40 GIMS Car Year 2018

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