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2022 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2021 Volvo XC40 Review

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2022 Hyundai
Palisade

MSRP*: $33,150 to $48,390
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2021 Volvo
XC40

MSRP*: $33,700 to $41,450
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MPG - City 19 MPG 22 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 - 26 MPG 30 - 32 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 86.4 ft3 47.2 ft3
Engine 291-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) Inline-4
Transmission 8-Speed A/T Auto Manual
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 291 hp 187 - 252 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 196.1 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 77.8 in 73.3 in
Leg Room Front 44.1 in
Rear 42.4 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 39.3 - 40.7 in
Rear 38.8 - 40.1 in
Front 37.6 - 39.0 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.1 in
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 Hyundai Palisade than in the Volvo XC40. The Hyundai Palisade 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Palisade as you will with the Volvo XC40, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Hyundai Palisade will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC40.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Palisade is much wider than the Volvo XC40, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Hyundai Palisade, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo XC40.

Handling
The Hyundai Palisade has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volvo XC40, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Hyundai Palisade is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC40 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Palisade greatly out-muscles the Volvo XC40.

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

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Hyundai Palisade more than the Volvo XC40, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Hyundai Palisade, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC40.