Automatic emergency city braking is standard across the range, and not only recognises other cars, but also cyclists, pedestrians and large animals.
Likewise, all XC40s come with an Oncoming Lane Mitigation system, which can intervene if you inadvertently begin to cross a road's centre line into the path of oncoming traffic. Meanwhile, blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert are available as part of a pack that also includes adaptive cruise control.
As is customary on cars of this sort, an alarm and engine immobiliser are fitted to boost security.
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