2021 Buick Enclave vs. 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric | NewCars.com

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2021 Buick Enclave vs. 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2021 Buick
Enclave

MSRP*: $40,300 to $56,300
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Picture of the 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

2021 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

MSRP*: $53,990
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Invoice* $38,446 to $53,710 $50,751
MPG - City 17 - 18 MPG 85 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 97.6 ft3 47.4 ft3
Engine V-6 402-hp, (electric)
Transmission Auto Manual Automatic
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 310 hp 402 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 3,307 lbs
Exterior Length 204.3 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 78.8 in 73.7 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 39.9 in
Front 37.6 in
Rear 38.3 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 Buick Enclave than in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Buick Enclave 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 Buick Enclave, 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 Buick Enclave 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 Buick Enclave will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Enclave 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 Buick Enclave, 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 Buick Enclave is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Buick Enclave has a lot less horsepower than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Powertrain
The Buick Enclave 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 Buick Enclave 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 Buick Enclave, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Buick Enclave is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.