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2021 Land Rover Defender vs. 2020 Volvo S90 Review

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2021 Land Rover
Defender

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2020 Volvo
S90

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MSRP*
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$62,700
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$50,550 to $53,650
Invoice* $58,938 $47,517 to $50,431
MPG - City 17 21
MPG - Hwy 22 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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
The Land Rover Defender offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volvo S90. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Land Rover Defender and the Volvo S90 in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Land Rover Defender as you will with the Volvo S90, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Land Rover Defender is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo S90. 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 Land Rover Defender is much higher than that for the Volvo S90.

Dimensions
Since the Land Rover Defender is much wider than the Volvo S90, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Land Rover Defender takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo S90.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Land Rover Defender does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Volvo S90.

Handling
The Land Rover Defender has a larger turning radius than the Volvo S90, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Land Rover Defender is somewhat more powerful than the Volvo S90.

Utility
The Land Rover Defender offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo S90, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Land Rover Defender will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo S90.

Warranty
The Land Rover Defender comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo S90.