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2021 Ford Expedition Max vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2021 Ford
Expedition Max

MSRP*: $55,410 to $79,425
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2021 Volvo
XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $53,500 to $69,500
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Invoice* $53,193 to $76,052 $50,290 to $65,330
MPG - City 16 - 17 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 21 - 23 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 121.4 ft3 63.6 ft3
Engine V-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 375 - 400 hp 328 hp
Towing Capacity 9,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 221.9 in 184.6 in
Exterior Width 79.9 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 43.9 in
Rear 42.6 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 40.0 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 Ford Expedition Max than in the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. The Ford Expedition Max 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 Ford Expedition Max 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 Ford Expedition Max is much higher than that for the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Expedition Max is much wider than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford Expedition Max, 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 Ford Expedition Max 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 Ford Expedition Max is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Expedition Max has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Ford Expedition Max does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels 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 Ford Expedition Max more than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Ford Expedition Max, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

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