2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric | NewCars.com

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2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2021 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited 4xe

MSRP*: $51,525 to $55,225
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2022 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

MSRP*: $55,300 to $58,150
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MPG - City Info not available Info not available
MPG - Hwy Info not available Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 67.4 ft3 46.9 ft3
Engine
  • 375-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
  • 402-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 375 hp 402 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 188.4 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 73.8 in 73.7 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 38.2 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 40.7 - 42.8 in
Rear 40.2 - 42.6 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe than in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Dimensions
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe is about the same width as the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. If you go with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe, 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric for pulling heavy loads. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe has a little less horsepower than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe and the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. With the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe than that of the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.