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2021 GMC Yukon vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2021 GMC
Yukon

MSRP*: $51,000 to $71,600
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2021 Volvo
XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $63,450 to $70,250
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Invoice* $48,246 to $67,734 $59,643 to $66,035
MPG - City 14 - 16 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 8 - 9 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 122.9 ft3 64.1 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 7,700 - 8,100 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 210.0 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width Info not available 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
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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 XC90 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 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). When looking only at MSRP, the GMC Yukon will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC90 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 GMC Yukon is much higher than that for the Volvo XC90 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 XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The GMC Yukon 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 GMC Yukon is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Yukon has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the GMC Yukon transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
The GMC Yukon 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 GMC Yukon, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the GMC Yukon is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.