2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric vs. 2022 Volvo XC60 | NewCars.com

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2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric vs. 2022 Volvo XC60 Review

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2022 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

MSRP*: $51,700 to $58,150
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2022 Volvo
XC60

MSRP*: $42,650 to $56,450
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MPG - City Info not available 21 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 27 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 46.9 ft3 63.3 ft3
Engine
  • 402-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 247-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 295-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 1-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 402 hp 247 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 174.2 in 185.4 in
Exterior Width 75.2 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 37.6 - 40.6 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.1 in
Front 38.0 in
Rear 38.0 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volvo XC60 than in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Volvo XC60 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

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 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC60.

Dimensions
The Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric is about the same width as the Volvo XC60. If you go with the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volvo XC60.

Handling
The Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric has the same turning radius as the Volvo XC60, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Volvo XC60 is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric greatly out-muscles the Volvo XC60.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volvo XC60.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric and the Volvo XC60. The Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volvo XC60.