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2023 Chevrolet Suburban vs. 2023 Volvo XC90 Review

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2023 Chevrolet
Suburban

MSRP*: $56,900 to $80,100
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2023 Volvo
XC90

MSRP*: $56,000 to $69,700
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MPG - City 14 - 15 MPG 20 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 MPG 26 - 28 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 9 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 144.7 ft3 65.5 ft3
Engine
  • 355-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 420-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 247-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 295-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 355 - 420 hp 247 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity 7,900 - 8,300 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 225.7 in 195.0 in
Exterior Width 81.1 in 79.1 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 42.0 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 Chevrolet Suburban than in the Volvo XC90. 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 XC90.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Suburban as you will with the Volvo XC90, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 XC90.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Suburban is much wider than the Volvo XC90, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. 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 XC90.

Handling
The Chevrolet Suburban has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC90, making it slightly 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 XC90 for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Suburban has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC90.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Chevrolet Suburban transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC90.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Suburban and the Volvo XC90. With the Chevrolet Suburban, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC90.