2021 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric | NewCars.com

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2021 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2021 Lexus
RX 350

MSRP*: $45,220 to $52,500
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2022 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

MSRP*: $55,300 to $58,150
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MPG - City 19 - 20 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 26 - 27 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 32.6 ft3 47.4 ft3
Engine V-6 402-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission Auto Manual 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 295 hp 402 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,307 lbs
Exterior Length 192.5 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 74.6 in 73.7 in
Leg Room Front 44.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 39.4 in
Rear 39.1 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 Lexus RX 350 than in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Lexus RX 350 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 Lexus RX 350 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Dimensions
The Lexus RX 350 is a little wider than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Lexus RX 350, 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
With the Lexus RX 350, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus RX 350 has a lot less horsepower than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Powertrain
The Lexus RX 350 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 Lexus RX 350 and the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Lexus RX 350 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus RX 350 than that of the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.