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2021 GMC Yukon vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2021 GMC
Yukon

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2021 Volvo
XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$51,000 to $71,600
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$53,500 to $69,500
Invoice* $48,246 to $67,734 $50,290 to $65,330
MPG - City 14 - 16 N/A
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 N/A
Engine(s) V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 8 - 9 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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 GMC Yukon than in the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. The GMC Yukon 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). Whether you pick the GMC Yukon or the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 GMC Yukon is much higher than that for the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
If you go with the GMC Yukon, 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.

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

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the GMC Yukon is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Yukon has a little more horsepower 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 GMC Yukon more than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the GMC Yukon, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

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