At first glance, the 2023 Volvo C40 Recharge vs. 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge looks the same, and there are many similarities between the two. They are your Volvo options within the 2023 lineup for all-electric vehicles.
Although their name sounds the same, the Volvo C40 and XC40 electric cars serve different experiences. Like always you can count the efficiency, class, and supreme features of every Volvo vehicle you choose.
Don’t fret, Volvo of Ramsey can help you decide which all-electric luxury crossover best suits your lifestyle. Contact us to take one out for a spin. In the meantime, here are the key differences between the two.
The XC40 Recharge and C40 Recharge offer three trims:
  • Core
  • Plus 
  • Ultimate
Although the trim levels share the same names, their pricing is very different. Stop by or call our dealership for more accurate details.

 2023C40 vs 2023 XC40 electric propulsion system for 2023

Volvo C40 Recharge vs. 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge

New technologies are always on the horizon with Volvo. The universal luxury of the XC40 Recharge has a new modern electric propulsion system for 2023. The newly added Volvo C40 Recharge has given Pompton Lakes, NJ more electric options. The XC40 Recharge has a sportier exterior, but both the C40 and XC40 Recharge offer premium technology and superior comfort.

2023 C40 vs. XC40: Engine and Performance

The fact that these two all-electric vehicles do not prevent either the C40 or XC40 from delivering on performance. When we compare the Volvo C40 vs. XC40 Recharge, they serve flawlessly calibrated electric motors. The front and back electric motors give 201 hp and 243 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to the motors being powered by a 78 kWh battery pack, the motors run smoothly.
Performance enthusiasts need not shy away from either electric car as both Volvo vehicles will keep you on the road longer. Expect an estimated EPA of 364 kilometers for the C40 and 359 kilometers for the XC40 Recharge.
C40 Recharge
XC40 Recharge
226 miles Electric Range 223 miles
4.5 secs Acceleration (0-60MPH) 4.7 secs
402 hp Horsepower 402 hp
37 min Fast charge 10-80% 37 min
Thus far, the Volvo XC40 Recharge and C40 Recharge are roughly the same in performance. Let’s have a look at what the interior of each provides Pompton Lakes, NJ, drivers.


C40 vs. XC40 Recharge: Exterior Comparison

The 2023 XC40 Recharge was given a front bumper and grille revision. Not only does the grille make the front look different, but gains an aerodynamic wheel design. The exterior of the C40 Recharge has smooth lines, whereas the XC40 Recharge has a fin on its rear that creates a sportier look.

2023 Volvo C40 and XC40 Google built-in

C40 vs. XC40 Recharge: Interior and Technology Comparison

All you need to do is take a peek inside either all-electric car to see the comfort and style that awaits you in their cabins. However, if you are looking for more space, the XC40 Recharge offers a little more elbow room than the C40 Recharge. 
The cargo volume of the XC40 Recharge offers 578 liters behind the rear seats, a somewhat larger space for passengers than the C40 Recharge. You do get a lot of room within the cabin of the C40, but not as much with 413 liters in the back. The XC40 Recharge gives more, including vegan-friendly vinyl upholstery
Together, both the C40 and X40 Recharge allow the rear seats to fold delivering upwards of 1,200 liters. Can you imagine all of the road trips you can take? You have enough space for luggage, shopping bags, and more! Inside, the technology is ahead of the curve with an intuitive infotainment system that uses Google technologies to update terms and apps.
C40 Recharge    VS.
XC40 Recharge
Google built-in Google built-in
Air purifier Air purifier
Harman Kardon Premium Sound Harman Kardon Premium Sound
360° camera 360° camera
Cross-traffic alert Cross-traffic alert
Volvo Cars app Driver assistance technology
And More! And More!
The C40 Recharge and XC40 Recharge offers all data included with the Digital Services Package. But the C40 Recharge has the Volvo Cars app that is compatible with the Digital Services Package, whereas, the XC40 Recharge offers Driver Assistance Technology in addition to the Digital Services Package. Otherwise, the two electric cars provide similar smart technology.

Volvo Swarovski Crystal Glass Knob

Choose Volvo of Ramsey for Your Electric Vehicle!

Our team at Volvo of Ramsey is happy to connect Fair Lawn, NJ, electric car buyers with the best of the all-electric world. The 2023 C40 Recharge or the XC40 Recharge fulfills all electric needs between the two. You do not have to compromise when driving eco-friendly and Volvo has seen to it, contact us to set up your appointment today!
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