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2021 Toyota Venza vs. 2021 Volvo XC40 Review

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2021 Toyota

MSRP*: $32,570 to $39,900
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2021 Volvo

MSRP*: $33,700 to $41,450
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Invoice* $30,616 to $37,507 $31,678 to $38,963
MPG - City 40 MPG 22 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 37 MPG 30 - 32 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 55.1 ft3 47.2 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 176 hp 187 - 252 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 186.6 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 73.0 in 73.3 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.8 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 38.6 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 37.6 - 39.0 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.1 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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

Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Venza than in the Volvo XC40. The Toyota Venza offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC40, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

The Toyota Venza 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Toyota Venza will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC40. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Toyota Venza will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Volvo XC40.

The Toyota Venza is about the same width as the Volvo XC40. If you go with the Toyota Venza, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo XC40.

The Toyota Venza has a little less horsepower than the Volvo XC40.

The Toyota Venza has much lower torque than the Volvo XC40, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Toyota Venza and the Volvo XC40. The Toyota Venza has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Volvo XC40.

The basic warranty of the Toyota Venza is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volvo XC40.