2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 vs. 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 vs. 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG GLC 43

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2021 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

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MSRP*
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$59,500 to $63,000
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$53,990
Invoice* $55,930 to $59,220 $50,751
MPG - City 18 85
MPG - Hwy 24 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 402-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 5 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 than in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 is about the same width as the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 has much lower torque than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Performance
With the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 and the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 has less cargo space than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.