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

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2021 Audi
Q7

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2021 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

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MSRP*
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$54,950 to $60,800
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$53,990
Invoice* $51,653 to $57,152 $50,751
MPG - City 18 - 19 85
MPG - Hwy 23 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, 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 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.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Audi Q7, 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 Audi Q7 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. Both the Audi Q7 and the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric have similar Destination Charges.

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.

Drivetrain
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.

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.

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
The Audi Q7 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.