The 2022 Tesla Model Y is America’s best-selling luxury suv and its best-selling electric vehicle. Unless you’re shopping on a careful budget, you likely consider the advantages of a Tesla to be synonymous with the advantages of an EV in general: zero tailpipe emissions, wild acceleration, and advanced technology.
But there’s another electric luxury crossover that packs those same advantages into a more conventional shape. That’s the 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge, an EV version of the Swedish brand’s entry-level model. And it costs thousands less than a Tesla. We recently tested both EVs so we could compare them in each of eight categories and then name an overall winner. Keep reading to learn which one we chose and which one is the better option for you.