2022 Acura MDX vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric | NewCars.com

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2022 Acura MDX vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2022 Acura
MDX

MSRP*: $48,000 to $72,050
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2022 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

MSRP*: $51,700 to $58,150
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MPG - City 17 - 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 21 - 26 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 95.0 ft3 46.9 ft3
Engine
  • 290-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 355-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 402-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 290 - 355 hp 402 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 5,000 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 198.4 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 78.7 in 75.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.6 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 38.5 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 37.6 - 40.6 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.1 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 Acura MDX than in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Acura MDX offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

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

Dimensions
Since the Acura MDX 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 Acura MDX, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Handling
The Acura MDX has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Acura MDX is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Acura MDX has a lot less horsepower than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Powertrain
The Acura MDX has much lower torque than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
The Acura MDX offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Acura MDX, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.