2020 BMW X4 vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric | NewCars.com

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2020 BMW X4 vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2020 BMW
X4

MSRP*: $51,100 to $61,000
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Picture of the 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

2022 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

MSRP*: $55,300 to $58,150
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MPG - City 21 - 23 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 27 - 28 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 50.5 ft3 47.4 ft3
Engine Inline-4, Inline-6 402-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission Auto Manual 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All-wheel All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 248 - 382 hp 402 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,307 lbs
Exterior Length 187.4 - 187.5 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 75.5 - 76.3 in 73.7 in
Leg Room Front 40.7 in
Rear 35.5 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 39.5 in
Rear 37.2 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
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.

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.

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.

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

Powertrain
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.

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
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X4 than that of the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.