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2022 Nissan Murano vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Review

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2022 Nissan
Murano

MSRP*: $33,310 to $46,560
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2022 Volvo
XC40

MSRP*: $35,100 to $42,850
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MPG - City 20 MPG 22 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 MPG 30 - 32 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 65.0 - 67.0 ft3 46.9 ft3
Engine
  • 260-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 187-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 252-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Continuously Variable 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 260 hp 187 - 248 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 192.8 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 75.4 in 73.7 in
Leg Room Front 40.5 in
Rear 38.7 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 38.1 - 39.9 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.8 in
Front 37.6 - 39.0 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 Nissan Murano than in the Volvo XC40. The Nissan Murano will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC40.

Convenience
The Nissan Murano requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Volvo XC40, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Nissan Murano or the Volvo XC40, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Murano is much wider than the Volvo XC40, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Nissan Murano, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo XC40.

Handling
The Nissan Murano has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC40, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Volvo XC40 is clearly the choice over the Nissan Murano for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Nissan Murano greatly out-muscles the Volvo XC40.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Nissan Murano transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC40.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Nissan Murano and the Volvo XC40. With the Nissan Murano, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC40.