Compare the BMW X2 to the Volvo XC40 in Vermont

Compare: The BMW X2 vs. the Volvo XC40

The BMW X2 is an exciting new luxury compact SUV, now available on the market with its legendary style and powerful engine options. The Volvo XC40 is another new addition to the class and it's bringing plenty of new things to the table, but let's see how it stacks up to the much-beloved X2. At the Automaster, we want to help you find the SUV that's right for you, so read our comparison and then decide for yourself.

Power and Performance

The X2 uses a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that easily overpowers the XC40's engine. With 228 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque against the XC40's 187 horsepower and 221 lb.-ft. of torque, the X2 is an easy choice for drivers who want to maximize their capabilities. This powerful engine is also impressively efficient, making the X2 an easy choice if you're looking for an exciting drive, practical drive near Williston.

Both models are equipped with eight-speed automatic transmissions that are designed to promote smooth shifting and efficient performances.

xDrive All-Wheel Drive

Both the XC40 and the X2 have available All-Wheel Drive systems, but BMW's xDrive system has long been considered one of the most impressive AWDs on the market. This system gives monitors for changes in conditions constantly and changes the standard 40:60 driver power ratio to optimize your drive. This legendary system has made BMW AWD vehicles some of the most trustworthy and capable on the market.

Both of these SUVs give you impressive AWD options, but we think once you get behind the wheel of the BMW on snowing Stowe roads, you'll prefer the smooth, almost unnoticeable xDrive system.



Nothing beats the classic, refined style of a BMW vehicle, and the X2 continues this tradition. From high-end features like a heated steering wheel to comfortable leather materials, the X2 has it all. The XC40 also offers similar features, but there are considerably more interior options for the X2 with choices like Oyster Dakota Leather, Mocha Dakota Leather, and several other special leather trims.

The X2 lets you express yourself with a huge variety of customizable cosmetic features that are sure to impress your passengers and onlookers. If you want your SUV near Hanover, NH to stand out, then the X2 is a great choice.


If you're looking at an SUV, then chances are you need a little extra space to carry gear or keep passengers comfortable. The X2 gives you considerably more space than the XC40 with more cargo space, extra leg room in the rear seats, and more room with the rear seats folded down. The X2 is a great choice to slap a ski- or bike-rack onto and load up with some gear for a weekend up at Stowe.

Advanced Technology

Both of these luxury SUVs near Plattsburgh, NY offer a variety of impressive features, but the X2 gives you extra features that the XC40 can't offer. Most notably is the available heads-up display on the X2, a popular feature on many new luxury SUVs that projects driving information directly onto your windshield. This is a great way to raise your awareness and keep your eyes on the road and it is not available on the XC40.

Our Decision

Ultimately, we think that the X2 is a clear choice over the XC40, but if you need more convincing, you can stop by and see it yourself. Our sales professionals will schedule a test drive so you can learn more about the X2 and decide what you like about it. Drivers all around Burlington love this luxury SUV and we are sure you will appreciate everything it has to offer.

Explore the BMW X2 in Person at The Automaster BMW in Shelburne, VT


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No matter what your Hanover, NH driving intentions may be, we here at The Automaster BMW have no doubt that the BMW X2 is the more impressive option. If you have any questions for us about it before you leave home, call us at (802) 985-8411 and we'll provide all the answers. For everything else, we'd love to see you arrive at our Shelburne dealership location in the near future. Until then, keep driving safely!

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