2021 INFINITI QX80 vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2021 INFINITI QX80 vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2021 INFINITI
QX80

MSRP*: $69,150 to $83,400
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2021 Volvo
XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $63,450 to $70,250
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Invoice* $65,347 to $78,813 $59,643 to $66,035
MPG - City 13 - 14 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 8 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 95.1 ft3 64.1 ft3
Engine V-8 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 400 hp 328 hp
Towing Capacity 8,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 210.2 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 79.9 in 79.1 in
Leg Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 41.0 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.0 in
Head Room Front 39.9 in
Rear 40.0 in
Front 38.9 in
Rear 38.5 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/60,000 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 INFINITI QX80 than in the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the INFINITI QX80 and 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 INFINITI QX80 is somewhat more expensive 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 INFINITI QX80 is much higher than that for the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
The INFINITI QX80 is a little wider than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the INFINITI QX80, 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 INFINITI QX80 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 INFINITI QX80 is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The INFINITI QX80 has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the INFINITI QX80 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
The INFINITI QX80 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 INFINITI QX80, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
The basic warranty for the INFINITI QX80 offers a little more coverage than the basic warranty of the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.