2021 Lexus GX 460 vs. 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric | NewCars.com

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2021 Lexus GX 460 vs. 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2021 Lexus
GX 460

MSRP*: $53,450 to $64,715
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2021 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

MSRP*: $53,990
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Invoice* $49,175 to $59,537 $50,751
MPG - City 15 MPG 85 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 64.7 ft3 47.4 ft3
Engine V-8 402-hp, (electric)
Transmission Auto Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Four-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 301 hp 402 hp
Towing Capacity 7,000 lbs 3,307 lbs
Exterior Length 192.1 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 74.2 in 73.7 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 34.1 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 38.0 in
Rear 40.4 in
Front 37.6 in
Rear 38.3 in
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
The Lexus GX 460 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, with comparable head- and legroom. The Lexus GX 460 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Lexus GX 460, 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). Whether you pick the Lexus GX 460 or the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Lexus GX 460 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Dimensions
The Lexus GX 460 is about the same width as the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. If you go with the Lexus GX 460, 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 Lexus GX 460 is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus GX 460 has a lot less horsepower than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Powertrain
The Lexus GX 460 has much lower torque than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
The Lexus GX 460 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 Lexus GX 460, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Warranty
The Lexus GX 460 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.