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2020 Land Rover Discovery vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Review

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2020 Land Rover

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2021 Volvo

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$52,300 to $69,200
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$49,000 to $63,750
Invoice* $49,162 to $65,048 $46,060 to $59,925
MPG - City 16 - 21 19 - 21
MPG - Hwy 21 - 26 28 - 30
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 6 - 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 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

The Land Rover Discovery offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volvo XC90. The Volvo XC90 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.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Land Rover Discovery as you will with the Volvo XC90, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Discovery is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC90. 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 XC90.

The Land Rover Discovery is about the same width as the Volvo XC90. When looking at overall length, the Land Rover Discovery takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo XC90.

With somewhat higher torque, the Land Rover Discovery transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC90.

The Land Rover Discovery has the same turning radius as the Volvo XC90, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

When considering towing capacity, the Land Rover Discovery is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC90 for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Land Rover Discovery and the Volvo XC90.

The Land Rover Discovery offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC90, 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 XC90.

The Land Rover Discovery comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC90.