January 28, 2023

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Electric Volvo C40 Recharge is great, despite electronic faults

Electric vehicles have finally hit the mainstream. I know that because as I write about the stylish new Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Ultimate SUV, all my complaints are about regular-car issues, none focused on its electric drivetrain.

I’m talking about things like a tiny rear window that limits visibility, electronic failures, limited rear headroom, and — of course — price.

Everything about driving Volvo’s sleek new EV is simple and easy, from pulling out of your driveway to its exceptionally well-tuned drivetrain and brakes.

It also offers innovative features, skipping right past push-button start to sensors that power the SUV on and off when the driver steps in or out.

Volvo C40 Recharge model line and prices, according to Edmunds (all prices exclude $1,095 destination charge):