2024 Audi SQ5 vs. 2023 Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

Picture of the 2024 Audi SQ5

2024 Audi
SQ5

MSRP*: $57,700
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2023 Volvo
C40 Recharge Pure Electric

MSRP*: $55,300 to $60,100
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MPG - City 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 24 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 54.1 ft3 49.0 ft3
Engine
  • 349-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 402-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 349 hp 402 hp
Towing Capacity 4,400 lbs 3,970 lbs
Exterior Length 184.3 in 174.8 in
Exterior Width 74.5 in 75.2 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 38.1 in
Rear 37.7 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 36.7 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 Audi SQ5 than in the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi SQ5, 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). Whether you pick the Audi SQ5 or the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
The Audi SQ5 is about the same width as the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric. If you go with the Audi SQ5, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Handling
The Audi SQ5 has a larger turning radius than the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Audi SQ5, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Audi SQ5 has a little less horsepower than the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Powertrain
The Audi SQ5 has much lower torque than the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi SQ5 and the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Audi SQ5 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric.