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2022 Acura MDX vs. 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2022 Acura
MDX

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2021 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

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MSRP*
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$46,900 to $60,650
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$53,990
Invoice* $45,701 to $56,811 $50,751
MPG - City 19 85
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 402-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Acura MDX than in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Acura MDX offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Acura MDX, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Acura MDX or the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Acura MDX will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Dimensions
Since the Acura MDX is much wider than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Acura MDX, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Drivetrain
The Acura MDX has much lower torque than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Acura MDX is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Acura MDX has a lot less horsepower than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Utility
The Acura MDX offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Acura MDX, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Warranty
The Acura MDX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.