2021 BMW X7 vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2021 BMW X7 vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

New 2021 BMW X7

2021 BMW
X7

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New 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

2021 Volvo
XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$74,900 to $99,800
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$63,450 to $70,250
Invoice* $70,155 to $93,315 $59,643 to $66,035
MPG - City 15 - 19 N/A
MPG - Hwy 21 - 24 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 6 - 7
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 BMW X7 than in the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. The BMW X7 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC90 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 BMW X7 is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC90 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. The BMW X7 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
The BMW X7 is about the same width as the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the BMW X7, which is slightly longer than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the BMW X7 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The BMW X7 has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the BMW X7 is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the BMW X7 and the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X7 and the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. With the BMW X7, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
The BMW X7 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.