XC40 Configuration MY25 Changes?

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ChrisLF
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Post by ChrisLF »

Yes, I was just looking at the price out of interest to see how it compared with mine. Can't get close as I got the Loyalty Bonus, Volvos discount and the service package and a good residual value. Would have been nice if I could have avoided the luxury tax and higher VED though. I did check with my dealer at the time but as we know it's based on the retail price and on the web-site it was already discounted, as it appears it is now.

A supposed advantage of agency is that prices are transparent but it seems a bit smoke and mirrors to me!
2023 B4 Plus Dark FWD in Silver Dawn. Tinted Rear Windows. Spare Wheel & Tow Bar dealer fitted.

Gone - 2019 T4 R-Design FWD in Bursting Blue. Winter & Convenience Packs, Power Seat, Front Park Assist, Rear Camera, Spare Wheel & Tow Bar.

gripross
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ChrisLF wrote: Thu Feb 08, 2024 11:38 pm Gripross - looks like it was good that you got your Ultimate when you did as some of the high gloss black on the exterior has gone - roof rails (now bright aluminium), some of the side window trim (now chrome), radiator surround (now bright aluminium) and door mirrors (now body colour).
I’m glad I got mine when I did then as never been a fan of the bright chrome/ silver and the black gloss does work with the vapour grey. It could possibly have been a deal breaker
Ordered XC40 B4 FWD Ultimate in Vapour Grey 26/08/23 Factory Order Quoted 12 week Delivery
Delivered 24th January 2024

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Stovo
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Post by Stovo »

gripross wrote: Fri Feb 09, 2024 2:32 pm
ChrisLF wrote: Thu Feb 08, 2024 11:38 pm Gripross - looks like it was good that you got your Ultimate when you did as some of the high gloss black on the exterior has gone - roof rails (now bright aluminium), some of the side window trim (now chrome), radiator surround (now bright aluminium) and door mirrors (now body colour).
I’m glad I got mine when I did then as never been a fan of the bright chrome/ silver and the black gloss does work with the vapour grey. It could possibly have been a deal breaker
You can still change to the dark finish as a no cost option on the Ultra, the Plus comes with dark as standard.
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Stovo wrote: Fri Feb 09, 2024 6:15 pm
gripross wrote: Fri Feb 09, 2024 2:32 pm
ChrisLF wrote: Thu Feb 08, 2024 11:38 pm Gripross - looks like it was good that you got your Ultimate when you did as some of the high gloss black on the exterior has gone - roof rails (now bright aluminium), some of the side window trim (now chrome), radiator surround (now bright aluminium) and door mirrors (now body colour).
I’m glad I got mine when I did then as never been a fan of the bright chrome/ silver and the black gloss does work with the vapour grey. It could possibly have been a deal breaker
You can still change to the dark finish as a no cost option on the Ultra, the Plus comes with dark as standard.
Yeah, I missed that yesterday, so you would have been OK Gripross.
2023 B4 Plus Dark FWD in Silver Dawn. Tinted Rear Windows. Spare Wheel & Tow Bar dealer fitted.

Gone - 2019 T4 R-Design FWD in Bursting Blue. Winter & Convenience Packs, Power Seat, Front Park Assist, Rear Camera, Spare Wheel & Tow Bar.
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ChrisLF wrote: Fri Feb 09, 2024 7:28 pm
Stovo wrote: Fri Feb 09, 2024 6:15 pm
gripross wrote: Fri Feb 09, 2024 2:32 pm
I’m glad I got mine when I did then as never been a fan of the bright chrome/ silver and the black gloss does work with the vapour grey. It could possibly have been a deal breaker
You can still change to the dark finish as a no cost option on the Ultra, the Plus comes with dark as standard.
Yeah, I missed that yesterday, so you would have been OK Gripross.
That’s good to know
Ordered XC40 B4 FWD Ultimate in Vapour Grey 26/08/23 Factory Order Quoted 12 week Delivery
Delivered 24th January 2024

Gone XC40 B4P R Design Pro Pearl White factory order ( ordered 13/07/21) took delivery 18/10/21
Felindre
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Post by Felindre »

Mine is coming up to 3 years old so I may have been tempted if it wasn't for lack of AWD and the experience you've all had with AAOS. AWD in particular I need to use the caravan in adverse sites. Many times in the past it's been needed both with this car and the prior Tiguan.
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JFDIT
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AAOS is fine for me, but I do miss AWD. Seems in their infinite wisdom they decided we don't need AWD and instead more intrusive "Driver Aids"....
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Cro
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Post by Cro »

JFDIT wrote: Sat Feb 10, 2024 10:51 am AAOS is fine for me, but I do miss AWD. Seems in their infinite wisdom they decided we don't need AWD and instead more intrusive "Driver Aids"....
Intelligent speed assist? It's a requirement by EU law but yeah, they still could have delayed that "feature".
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ChrisLF
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Post by ChrisLF »

When I come to change my car I shall be looking at the driver "aids" in a lot more detail!
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Gone - 2019 T4 R-Design FWD in Bursting Blue. Winter & Convenience Packs, Power Seat, Front Park Assist, Rear Camera, Spare Wheel & Tow Bar.
Stovo
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Post by Stovo »

Like it or not we have to live with driver aids, coz they ain’t going anywhere. You will be hard pushed to find a new vehicle these days, where they are not overtly intrusive. As JFDIT suggests, going backwards maybe the answer, in buying a 10 year old car.
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