The most popular, SUV segment in the automotive industry is in the growing expansion. There is practically no longer any ‘free space’ when the novelty of the issue. However, the world’s largest carmakers are continually adding to the offer. One of the models that is drawing more and more attention is the 2019 Volvo XC20 compact crossover. This ‘small Swedes’ is designed as a direct competitor to the Audi Q2 model.
Swedes have announced that their new crossover will “make life difficult” Audi Q2 crossover model. Namely, Volvo realized that Audi’s small crossover did not have a decent competitor in the class. That is why the Swedes started developing and implementing this project.
Volvo XC20 as a representative of the 20-Series
Ever since, rumors have been rumored that Volvo is considering launching its 20-Series. As one of the features, the Volvo V20 model was mentioned. Now it’s almost certain that the Volvo 20-Series will come to life. As one of the models, this series will surely be the 2019 Volvo XC20 premium crossover.
Everyone agrees that Audi has pushed the boundaries when it comes to the class of small passenger cars. First, the A1 model and then the Q2 crossover are offered. Regarding the popularity of vehicles in the crossover SUV segment, it is logical that other renowned car manufacturers offer their models, such as the Audi Q2 model. As the Volvo XC20 will be a Swedish representative in the city-class class.
2019 Volvo XC20 Specs
Since the Volvo Crossover will be based on the Volvo CMA universal platform. Company models V40 and XC40 were installed on the same platform. According to some information, the 2019 XC20 will get a short version of this platform.
Many agree that Volvo will not have major problems in implementing this project. Volvo’s development chief, Henrik Grin, gave an interesting statement. He said “Technically, it’s no problem making the XC20 because our mechanical modular platform (CMA) can be reduced.” The name of the platform, Compact Modular Architecture, is something that confirms this.
So far, no one has officially announced the possible range of powertrains for the new model. However, there is no need to worry about that. As the platform is already ready, the solution for any engines will be easy to find. It is certain that the 2019 Volvo XC20 will follow the example of ‘older brothers’ from the Volvo Crossover SUV.
There is no official record of the exact start date of the sale. However, the 2019 Volvo XC20 could appear on the market, but at the end of 2018. Nevertheless, the spring of his arrival is mentioned in the spring of 2019.