2022 Lexus RX 350L vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric | NewCars.com

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2022 Lexus RX 350L vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2022 Lexus
RX 350L

MSRP*: $48,750 to $56,150
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2022 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

MSRP*: $51,700 to $58,150
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MPG - City 18 - 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 6 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 34.1 ft3 46.9 ft3
Engine
  • 290-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 402-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 290 hp 402 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 196.9 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 74.6 in 75.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 30.9 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 38.7 - 39.8 in
Rear 37.9 - 38.5 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric than in the Lexus RX 350L, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lexus RX 350L 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 Lexus RX 350L will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Dimensions
The Lexus RX 350L is about the same width as the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. If you go with the Lexus RX 350L, 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 Lexus RX 350L has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus RX 350L has a lot less horsepower than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Powertrain
The Lexus RX 350L 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 Lexus RX 350L offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Lexus RX 350L has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.