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2020 BMW X4 vs. 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2020 BMW
X4

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2021 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

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MSRP*
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$51,100 to $61,000
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$53,990
Invoice* $48,025 to $57,230 $50,751
MPG - City 21 - 23 85
MPG - Hwy 27 - 28 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, Inline-6 402-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 5 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric than in the BMW X4, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW X4 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 BMW X4, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW X4 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW X4 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X4 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 BMW X4, 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 BMW X4 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 it comes to horsepower, the BMW X4 has a lot less horsepower than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X4 and the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The BMW X4 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Warranty
The BMW X4 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.