2020 Land Rover Discovery vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2020 Land Rover Discovery vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2020 Land Rover
Discovery

MSRP*: $52,300 to $69,200
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2021 Volvo
XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $53,500 to $69,500
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Invoice* $49,162 to $65,048 $50,290 to $65,330
MPG - City 16 - 21 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 21 - 26 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 83.7 ft3 63.6 ft3
Engine V-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 254 - 340 hp 328 hp
Towing Capacity 7,716 - 8,201 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 195.1 in 184.6 in
Exterior Width 78.7 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 39.0 in
Rear 37.6 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 39.4 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 38.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
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 Discovery offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, with comparable head- and legroom. The Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Discovery, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

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 Land Rover Discovery will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC60 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 Land Rover Discovery is much higher than that for the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Land Rover Discovery is much wider than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Land Rover Discovery, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Land Rover Discovery has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Land Rover Discovery is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Land Rover Discovery has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Land Rover Discovery transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
The Land Rover Discovery offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Land Rover Discovery, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
The Land Rover Discovery comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.