2024 Mazda CX-90 vs. 2024 Volvo XC40 Review

Picture of the 2024 Mazda CX-90

2024 Mazda

MSRP*: $37,845 to $55,950
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Picture of the 2024 Volvo XC40

2024 Volvo

MSRP*: $40,500 to $49,300
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MPG - City 23 - 24 MPG 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 6 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 74.2 - 75.2 ft3 57.5 ft3
  • 280-hp, 3.3-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 340-hp, 3.3-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 247-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 280 - 340 hp 247 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 5,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 201.6 in 174.8 in
Exterior Width 77.6 in 75.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 39.4 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 39.2 - 39.7 in
Rear 38.4 - 39.3 in
Front 37.6 in
Rear 38.3 in

*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

Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda CX-90 than in the Volvo XC40. The Mazda CX-90 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC40.

The Mazda CX-90 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Volvo XC40, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Mazda CX-90 or the Volvo XC40, it's going to cost you about the same.

Since the Mazda CX-90 is much wider than the Volvo XC40, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Mazda CX-90, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo XC40.

The Mazda CX-90 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volvo XC40, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When considering towing capacity, the Mazda CX-90 is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC40 for pulling heavy loads. The Mazda CX-90 has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC40.

With somewhat higher torque, the Mazda CX-90 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC40.

The Mazda CX-90 offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC40, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Mazda CX-90, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC40.