2020 Jaguar I-PACE vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2020 Jaguar I-PACE vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2020 Jaguar
I-PACE

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2021 Volvo
XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$69,850 to $80,900
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$63,450 to $70,250
Invoice* $67,755 to $78,473 $59,643 to $66,035
MPG - City 80 N/A
MPG - Hwy 72 N/A
Engine(s) 394-hp, (electric) Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 6 - 7
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid than in the Jaguar I-PACE, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jaguar I-PACE offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

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 Jaguar I-PACE 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 Jaguar I-PACE will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Jaguar I-PACE is much slimmer than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Jaguar I-PACE, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

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

Handling
The Jaguar I-PACE 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
The Jaguar I-PACE has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
The Jaguar I-PACE has less seating than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Jaguar I-PACE has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Jaguar I-PACE than that of the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.