wow! A local auto retailer celebrates winning the prestigious Auto Trader Awards

Chester’s auto retailer is proud to announce that one of its most iconic models has won the award for Best Towing Car, at the highly prestigious Auto Trader New Car Awards.

Rybrook Chester on Sovereign Way is pleased to announce that the XC40 remains the “Volvo hallmark”, thanks to its smooth driving performance, comprehensive safety features and intuitive electrical technology. The compact SUV is currently available to Chester drivers for a test drive now.

Auto Trader is the UK’s largest car marketplace for buying and selling new and used cars. Unlike other car awards that rely solely on editorial juries, the 19 winners of this year’s Auto Trader New Car Awards were voted for by real car owners – with more than 150,000 motorists.

It was also lauded for its performance as the XC40, still the UK’s most popular luxury SUV, which topped the annual sales charts for the second year in a row in 2021. For the petrol-powered versions, the towing capacity of the brake-trailer is up to 2,100kg for the B4 model. The all-wheel-drive vehicle produces 197 hp, while the new generation of the pure electric Recharge XC40 is capable of towing vans or braked trailers up to 1,800 kg.

Practicality was praised as well as performance – the model’s towing capacity was combined with large luggage capacity, with 452 liters in the loading compartment, or up to 1,328 liters with the rear seats folded down. This can be maximized by a wide range of load-carrying accessories, including roof boxes (which provide up to 500 liters of additional storage space), bike and ski holders.

“Safety, comfort and quality were the key attributes for consumers looking for the best towing vehicle, and it was the Volvo XC40 that ticked all three boxes this year, offering a luxurious cabin, great technology, a small footprint and that extreme capability,” said Erin Becker, Managing Editor at Auto Trader. importance on diameter.

Mike Brooks, Head of Business for Rybrook Chester, said: “We are delighted to have one of our cars recognized by the Auto Trader as the Best Towing Car – especially as this award has been voted by UK motorists.

The spacious loading compartment plus capacity to tow a shackled trailer makes this vehicle ideal for road trips and trails.

“The SUV market is fiercely competitive, so it is great to see the XC40 win more awards and be praised for its cutting-edge technology, connectivity, safety and of course the all-important driving experience. No matter which XC40 you choose – petrol, plug-in hybrid or pure electric – It’s a super tow car

“We invite car buyers to our retailer to explore this award-winning model. The XC40 has all the space, comfort and quality customers have come to appreciate and expect from Volvo’s history, while looking forward to a more sustainable future.”

Volvo has one of the auto industry’s most ambitious electric plans. Not only was it the first manufacturer to offer a plug-in hybrid version of every car it sells, it aims by 2025 to have 50 percent of its global sales consist of all-electric vehicles, with the rest being hybrids. By 2030, Volvo plans to have every car it sells be fully electric.

For more information on the Volvo XC40 or to book a test drive, please visit your local retailer, Rybrook Chester on Sovereign Way, Chester.

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