2020 Land Rover Discovery vs. 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric | NewCars.com

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2020 Land Rover Discovery vs. 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2020 Land Rover
Discovery

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2021 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

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MSRP*
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$52,300 to $69,200
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$53,990
Invoice* $49,162 to $65,048 $50,751
MPG - City 16 - 21 85
MPG - Hwy 21 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 402-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 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 Land Rover Discovery than in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Land Rover Discovery and the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Land Rover Discovery, 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 Land Rover Discovery 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. The Destination Charge for the Land Rover Discovery is much higher than that for the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

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

Utility
The Land Rover Discovery offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Land Rover Discovery, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Warranty
The Land Rover Discovery comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.