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2021 Audi e-tron vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2021 Audi
e-tron

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2021 Volvo
XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$65,900 to $69,100
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$53,500 to $69,500
Invoice* $61,948 to $64,956 $50,290 to $65,330
MPG - City 76 - 78 N/A
MPG - Hwy 77 - 78 N/A
Engine(s) 355-hp, (electric) Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi e-tron than in the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Audi e-tron and the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi e-tron is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Audi e-tron and the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi e-tron is a little wider than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Audi e-tron, which is slightly longer than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Audi e-tron does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Audi e-tron has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Audi e-tron, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. The Audi e-tron has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi e-tron and the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. The Audi e-tron has less cargo space than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Audi e-tron comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.