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

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

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2021 Land Rover
Range Rover Velar

MSRP*: $56,900 to $76,900
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2021 Volvo
XC90

MSRP*: $49,000 to $63,750
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Invoice* $53,486 to $72,286 $46,060 to $59,925
MPG - City 19 - 21 MPG 19 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 MPG 28 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 70.1 ft3 65.5 ft3
Engine Inline-4, Inline-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 247 - 395 hp 258 - 330 hp
Towing Capacity 1,653 lbs 4,000 - 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 188.9 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 76.1 in 79.1 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 37.2 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.0 in
Head Room Front 38.2 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 38.9 in
Rear 38.5 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available *****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**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
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 Land Rover Range Rover Velar will cost more in terms of transportation costs than 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.

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 horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Land Rover Range Rover Velar and the Volvo XC90.

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