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2023 Ford Bronco vs. 2023 Volvo XC40 Review

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2023 Ford
Bronco

MSRP*: $32,295 to $73,780
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2023 Volvo
XC40

MSRP*: $36,350 to $46,500
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MPG - City 15 - 20 MPG 23 - 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 16 - 21 MPG 30 - 32 MPG
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 52.3 - 83.0 ft3 57.5 ft3
Engine
  • 275-hp, 2.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 315-hp, 2.7-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 418-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 194-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 247-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 275 - 418 hp 194 - 247 hp
Towing Capacity 3,340 - 4,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 173.7 - 198.9 in 174.8 in
Exterior Width 75.9 - 85.7 in 75.2 in
Leg Room Front 43.1 in
Rear 35.7 - 36.3 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 40.8 - 43.3 in
Rear 39.8 - 41.1 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
The Ford Bronco offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volvo XC40. The Ford Bronco will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC40.

Convenience
With the Volvo XC40, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford Bronco, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). The Ford Bronco is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC40.

Dimensions
The Ford Bronco is about the same width as the Volvo XC40. When looking at overall length, the Ford Bronco takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo XC40.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Ford Bronco will do just as well as the Volvo XC40, since they have about the same towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Bronco greatly out-muscles the Volvo XC40.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Ford Bronco does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volvo XC40.

Utility
The Ford Bronco has less seating than the Volvo XC40, making the Volvo XC40 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Ford Bronco has less cargo space than the Volvo XC40, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.