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

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

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2021 Jeep
Grand Cherokee

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2021 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

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MSRP*
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$33,120 to $88,445
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$53,990
Invoice* $32,789 to $84,523 $50,751
MPG - City 11 - 19 85
MPG - Hwy 17 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 402-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** - ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 Destination Charge for the Jeep Grand Cherokee is much higher than that for 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.

Drivetrain
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.

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.

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
The basic warranty of the Jeep Grand Cherokee is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.