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2022 Cadillac Escalade vs. 2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2022 Cadillac
Escalade

MSRP*: $77,795 to $107,095
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2022 Volvo
XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $64,800 to $72,600
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MPG - City 14 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 19 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 8 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 121.0 ft3 64.1 ft3
Engine
  • 420-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 328-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
  • 455-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 420 hp 400 - 455 hp
Towing Capacity 7,500 - 7,700 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 211.9 in 195.0 in
Exterior Width 81.1 in 75.7 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 41.7 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.0 in
Head Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 38.9 in
Rear 38.5 in

*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 Cadillac Escalade than in the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. The Cadillac Escalade 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 Cadillac Escalade will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, which has a much lower MSRP.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac Escalade is much wider than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Cadillac Escalade, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Cadillac Escalade has the same turning radius as the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Cadillac Escalade is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Cadillac Escalade has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Cadillac Escalade does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
The Cadillac Escalade offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Cadillac Escalade, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.