When we compare the Audi e-tron's and the Volvo XC40's specifications and ratings, the Audi e-tron has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. The Volvo XC40 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and resale value. Based on this comparison of the Audi e-tron's and the Volvo XC40's specifications and ratings, the Volvo XC40 is a better car than the Audi e-tron.
Audi e-tron vs. Volvo XC40 Pricing
A used 2023 Audi e-tron ranges from $47,964 to $71,894 while a used 2024 Volvo XC40 is priced between $41,391 to $54,103. For a new model, the Audi e-tron's price is between $71,774 and $89,016, with the Volvo XC40 priced between $42,181 and $51,768.
Audi e-tron vs. Volvo XC40 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Audi e-tron loses 63.3 percent of its value and the Volvo XC40 loses 49 percent of its value. This means the Volvo XC40 retains 14.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Audi e-tron.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Audi e-tron’s base engine makes 402 horsepower, and the Volvo XC40 base engine makes 247 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Audi e-tron, a electric SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Volvo XC40, a crossover/subcompact SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front leg room and rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Audi e-tron and the Volvo XC40 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Audi e-tron has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.