2024 Mazda CX-90 PHEV vs. 2023 Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

Picture of the 2024 Mazda CX-90 PHEV

2024 Mazda
CX-90 PHEV

MSRP*: $49,945 to $57,450
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Picture of the 2023 Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric

2023 Volvo
C40 Recharge Pure Electric

MSRP*: $55,300 to $60,100
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MPG - City Info not available Info not available
MPG - Hwy Info not available Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 74.2 ft3 49.0 ft3
Engine
  • 323-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
  • 402-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 323 hp 402 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,970 lbs
Exterior Length 201.6 in 174.8 in
Exterior Width 77.6 in 75.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 39.4 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 39.2 - 39.6 in
Rear 38.4 - 38.6 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 Mazda CX-90 PHEV than in the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Mazda CX-90 PHEV offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo C40 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mazda CX-90 PHEV will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Dimensions
Since the Mazda CX-90 PHEV is much wider than the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Mazda CX-90 PHEV, 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 Mazda CX-90 PHEV has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Mazda CX-90 PHEV. The Mazda CX-90 PHEV has a little less horsepower than the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Powertrain
The Mazda CX-90 PHEV has much lower torque than the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
The Mazda CX-90 PHEV offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Mazda CX-90 PHEV, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric.