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2021 Chevrolet Suburban vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2021 Chevrolet
Suburban

MSRP*: $52,300 to $75,400
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2021 Volvo
XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $53,500 to $69,500
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Invoice* $49,476 to $71,328 $50,290 to $65,330
MPG - City 14 - 16 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 8 - 9 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 144.7 ft3 63.6 ft3
Engine V-8 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 355 - 420 hp 328 hp
Towing Capacity 7,600 - 8,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 225.7 in 184.6 in
Exterior Width Info not available 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 42.0 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 38.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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 Chevrolet Suburban than in the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. The Chevrolet Suburban will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than 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 Chevrolet Suburban 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. The Destination Charge for the Chevrolet Suburban is much higher than that for the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
If you go with the Chevrolet Suburban, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Chevrolet Suburban has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Suburban is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Suburban has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Chevrolet Suburban transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Chevrolet Suburban more than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Chevrolet Suburban, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Suburban is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.