2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLE 450

MSRP*: $61,750
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2022 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

MSRP*: $55,300 to $58,150
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MPG - City 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 24 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 47.4 ft3
Engine 362-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid) 402-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 362 hp 402 hp
Towing Capacity 7,700 lbs 3,307 lbs
Exterior Length 194.3 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 76.7 in 73.7 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 40.9 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 40.5 in
Rear 39.6 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

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 than in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 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). The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 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 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450, 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 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric for pulling heavy loads. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 has a little less horsepower than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 than that of the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.