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2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Review

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2022 Mercedes-Benz
GLE 350

MSRP*: $56,150 to $58,650
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2022 Volvo
XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

MSRP*: $51,700 to $58,150
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MPG - City 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 26 - 27 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 46.9 ft3
Engine
  • 255-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 402-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 255 hp 402 hp
Towing Capacity 5,950 - 7,700 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 194.3 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 76.7 in 75.2 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 40.9 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 40.5 in
Rear 39.6 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 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 than in the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 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). Whether you pick the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 or the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is a little wider than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, 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 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 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 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 has a lot less horsepower than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Powertrain
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 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 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.