2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric | NewCars.com

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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2021 Jeep
Grand Cherokee

MSRP*: $33,120 to $88,445
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2022 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

MSRP*: $55,300 to $58,150
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MPG - City 11 - 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 17 - 26 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 68.3 ft3 47.4 ft3
Engine V-6, V-8 402-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission Auto Manual 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 293 - 707 hp 402 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 7,200 lbs 3,307 lbs
Exterior Length 189.3 - 191.3 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 76.5 - 77.1 in 73.7 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 38.6 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 39.9 in
Rear 39.2 in
Front 37.6 in
Rear 38.3 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee than in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric for pulling heavy loads. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a little less horsepower than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Powertrain
The Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. With the Jeep Grand Cherokee, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

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