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Polestar 2 vs. Volvo XC40

When comparing the Polestar 2 to the Volvo XC40, the Polestar 2 has the advantage in the area of new vehicle base pricing The Volvo XC40 has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Polestar 2 versus the Volvo XC40, the Volvo XC40 is a better car than the Polestar 2.

Polestar 2 versus Volvo XC40 Pricing

For a new model, the Polestar 2's price is between $55,200 and $68,075, with the Volvo XC40 priced between $55,916 and $60,984.

Polestar 2 versus Volvo XC40 Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency

For engine performance, the Polestar 2’s base engine makes 231 horsepower, and the Volvo XC40 base engine makes 408 horsepower. The 2 is rated to deliver an average of 113 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 270 miles. The XC40 is rated to deliver an average of 92 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 223 miles. Both models use electricity. The charge time for both the 2 and the XC40 is 8 hours (240V).

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2022 Polestar 2

2023 Volvo XC40 Electric

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$55,200 - $68,075

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

60.8%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$55,916 - $60,984

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

63.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

Not yet available

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 14

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric, Gasoline

Trim Levels

Long Range Dual Motor, Long Range Single Motor

Trim Levels

Recharge Twin Plus, Recharge Twin Core, Recharge Twin Ultimate

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

231 hp

Torque:

243 foot-lbs

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.053 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not applicable

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

408 hp

Torque:

487 foot-lbs

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.087 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

MPGe:

113 / 100 / 107

Range (city/hwy):

270 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity :

78 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

8 hours (240V)

Engine Specifications

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

MPGe:

92 / 79 / 85

Range (city/hwy):

223 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity:

78 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

8 hours (240V)

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

N/A

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Not yet available

Pedestrian Detection:

Not yet available

Lane Departure Warning:

Not yet available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Not yet available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Not yet available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Not yet available

360-Degree Camera:

Not yet available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Not yet available

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

54.6 inches

Rear Head Room:

37 inches

Rear Leg Room:

33.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

52.6 inches

Cargo Space:

12.7 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

Not applicable

Overall Interior Volume:

89.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

36.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.3 inches

Cargo Space:

20.7 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

57.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

118.7 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4400 lbs

Width:

78.1 inches

Height:

58.2 inches

Length:

181.3 inches

Wheelbase:

107.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.9 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4679 lbs

Width:

80.1 inches

Height:

65 inches

Length:

174.8 inches

Wheelbase:

106.4 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.9 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

245/45R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

235/50R19