2023 GMC Yukon XL vs. 2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2023 GMC Yukon XL vs. 2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2023 GMC
Yukon XL

MSRP*: $60,100 to $97,255
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2022 Volvo
XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $64,800 to $72,600
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MPG - City 14 - 15 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 18 - 20 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 - 9 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 144.7 ft3 64.1 ft3
Engine
  • 355-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 420-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 328-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
  • 455-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 355 - 420 hp 400 - 455 hp
Towing Capacity 7,800 - 8,300 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 225.2 in 195.0 in
Exterior Width 81.0 in 75.7 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 42.0 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.0 in
Head Room Front 40.4 - 42.3 in
Rear 37.5 - 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 GMC Yukon XL than in the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. The GMC Yukon XL 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). The GMC Yukon XL is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Yukon XL is much wider than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the GMC Yukon XL, 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 XL has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC90 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 XL is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Yukon XL has a little less horsepower than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the GMC Yukon XL does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the GMC Yukon XL and the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. With the GMC Yukon XL, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.