When we compare the Tesla Model Y's and the Volvo XC40's specifications and ratings, the Tesla Model Y has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Tesla Model Y's and the Volvo XC40's specifications and ratings, the Tesla Model Y is a better car than the Volvo XC40.
Tesla Model Y vs. Volvo XC40 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Tesla Model Y loses 46.7 percent of its value and the Volvo XC40 loses 49 percent of its value. This means the Tesla Model Y retains 2.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Volvo XC40.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Tesla Model Y’s base engine makes 342 horsepower, and the Volvo XC40 base engine makes 247 horsepower.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Tesla Model Y and the Volvo XC40 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.