2020 Land Rover Range Rover Velar vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 | NewCars.com

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2020 Land Rover Range Rover Velar vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Review

New 2020 Land Rover Range Rover Velar

2020 Land Rover
Range Rover Velar

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New 2021 Volvo XC90

2021 Volvo
XC90

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MSRP*
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$56,300 to $90,790
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$49,000 to $63,750
Invoice* $52,922 to $85,343 $46,060 to $59,925
MPG - City 15 - 21 19 - 21
MPG - Hwy 20 - 27 28 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 6 - 7
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 Range Rover Velar offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volvo XC90, with comparable head- and legroom. The Volvo XC90 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Range Rover Velar, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
With the Volvo XC90, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Land Rover Range Rover Velar, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Range Rover Velar 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 Range Rover Velar is much higher than that for the Volvo XC90.

Dimensions
Since the Land Rover Range Rover Velar is much slimmer than the Volvo XC90, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Land Rover Range Rover Velar is slightly shorter than the Volvo XC90, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar has a smaller turning radius than the Volvo XC90, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar has less seating than the Volvo XC90, making the Volvo XC90 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Land Rover Range Rover Velar has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Volvo XC90.

Warranty
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC90.