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The XC40 delivers on everything one would expect from Volvo with quality craftmanship and great driving characteristics. Even with some incredible competitors from Audi, BMW and MB, the Swedish automaker has found a sweet spot with both the pricing and size of their latest crossover.
 

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With how limited allocations still are, I'm surprised that this has already happened. I'm sure that it would make a good company car, but Volvo is still having a tough time getting them built quickly enough to meet demand.
 

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Volvo might rank well here but if you were to ask most people what they would choose, Lexus probably comes up in the conversation. That's not to say Volvo products are bad, but that general consensus is hard to move past for most folks. I'll be interested in seeing how Volvo can change that.
 

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Both Volvo and Lexus have decided to release their latest crossovers under a subscription service, which has done a lot for early adoption. Its fair to say that the styling of Lexus products can be very hit or miss, with this new massive front grille and odd rear end styling some of their new vehicles have.
 

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To each their own but I think Lexus did a great job on designing products that stand out and make their mark compared to everything else thats out at the moment. Its something that can be hard for automakers to achieve and maintain all while avoiding cooking cutter designs.
 

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Each automaker brings their own strengths and weaknesses to the table, but Lexus does have the advantage of already proving hybrid variants of their new models. I know Volvo has big electrification plans for their lineup over the next few years, so the sooner the better.
 

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2020 is looking like the big transitionary year, as that's when BMW, Audi, MB etc should have delivered their first fully electric crossovers. Lexus has been in the hybrid game for quite some time, but I've yet to hear anything suggesting a pure EV.
 
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