Comparison: 2020 Volvo XC40 vs. 2020 Lexus UX 200

There are many compact SUVs on the market, but few crossover vehicles as well-appointed as the 2020 Volvo XC40 and the 2020 Lexus UX 200. The below comparison of these two luxury SUVs highlights their performance, interior technology, as well as their cabin features. Visit Premier Volvo Car Overland Park to explore the powerful, fun-to-drive, plush Volvo XC40.

Performance

2020 Volvo XC40

The XC40 Momentum, R-Design, and Inscription trims come standard with a T4 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder turbocharged engine coupled with an eight-speed Geartronic™ automatic transmission and a front-wheel drivetrain. The base powertrain produces 187-hp and 221 lb-ft of torque and achieves an estimated fuel economy of 36 mpg on the highway and 25 mpg driving in the city. A start/stop system and twin exhaust come standard. Optional is a 248-hp T5 engine with paddle shifters and all-wheel-drive.

2020 Lexus UX 200

The UX 200 is offered in base, F Sport and Luxury trims with a standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a ten-speed continuously variable transmission and front-wheel-drive. The sole engine option makes 169-hp and 151 lb-ft of torque and earns an estimated 37 mpg of highway driving and 29 mpg in the city. The optional F Sport trim utilizes a sport-tuned suspension and paddle shifters.

Technology

2020 Volvo XC40

The included Sensus Connect infotainment system works with a 9.0-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth®, a Wi-Fi hotspot, two USB ports, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, voice control, SiriusXM® satellite radio, and a high-performance audio system with eight speakers. A 12.3-inch digital driver display, Volvo On Call to lock and unlock your doors and start your engine remotely, and Digital Key, which allows you to share your car with family and friends through an app, are also standard. Available features consist of navigation with real-time traffic information, wireless charging, HomeLink®, and a thirteen-speaker Harman Kardon® premium sound system.

2020 Lexus UX 200

A Lexus multimedia system comes standard along with a 7.0-inch color display, Bluetooth® technology, Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, Amazon Alexa, and Waze compatibility, A Wi-Fi hotspot, four USB ports, Remote Touchpad, SiriusXM® satellite radio and HD Radio™, and a six-speaker sound system. Voice command, navigation, a 10.3-inch split-screen multimedia display, wireless charging, a head-up display, and a premium sound system with eight speakers are available. Additionally, Lexus Enform Destination Assist to find a specific location through 24-hour access to a live response agent is optional.

Comfort and Convenience

2020 Volvo XC40

Cloth seat cushions with leatherette bolsters, a power-adjustable driver’s seat and outside mirror with a three-setting memory, a 60/40 split-folding rear seat, a 12V cargo area power outlet, and a power-operated tailgate are included. Available features include leather upholstery, a power-adjustable front passenger seat, front seat cushion extensions for added thigh support, power-folding headrests, a power-folding rear seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, a hidden storage bin under the driver’s seat, keyless entry, and a hands-free liftgate. Also, an adjustable cargo load floor rear-storage solution is optional.

2020 Lexus UX 200

The seats come with leatherette upholstery, 8-way power-adjustable front seats, a 60/40 split-folding rear seat, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, an illuminated entry system, and heated outside mirrors. Heated and ventilated front seats, a driver’s seat memory system, a heated steering wheel, a moonroof, and a hands-free power liftgate are available.

Pricing

2020 Volvo XC40

Starting at $33,700 MSRP

2020 Lexus UX 200

Starting at $32,300 MSRP

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