2021 Audi Q7 vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric | NewCars.com

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2021 Audi Q7 vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2021 Audi
Q7

MSRP*: $54,950 to $60,800
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2022 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

MSRP*: $55,300 to $58,150
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MPG - City 18 - 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 23 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 69.6 ft3 47.4 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-6 402-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission Auto Manual 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All-wheel All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 248 - 335 hp 402 hp
Towing Capacity 4,400 - 7,700 lbs 3,307 lbs
Exterior Length 199.3 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 77.6 in 73.7 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 38.8 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 39.9 in
Rear 38.8 in
Front 37.6 in
Rear 38.3 in

*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 Audi Q7 than in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Audi Q7 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than 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 Audi Q7 or the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q7 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 Audi Q7, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Audi Q7 is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Audi Q7 has a lot less horsepower than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Powertrain
The Audi Q7 has much lower torque than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
The Audi Q7 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 Audi Q7, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi Q7 than that of the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.