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2021 Genesis GV80 vs. 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2021 Genesis
GV80

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2021 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

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MSRP*
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$48,900 to $65,550
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$53,990
Invoice* $45,820 to $61,412 $50,751
MPG - City 18 - 21 85
MPG - Hwy 23 - 25 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 402-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 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 Genesis GV80 than in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Genesis GV80 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 Genesis GV80, 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). The Genesis GV80 is somewhat more expensive 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. In this case, the Genesis GV80 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Dimensions
Since the Genesis GV80 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 Genesis GV80, 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
With its lower torque engine, the Genesis GV80 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Performance
With the Genesis GV80, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Genesis GV80 has a little 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 Genesis GV80 and the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Genesis GV80 than that of the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.