2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2021 Land Rover
Range Rover Velar

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2021 Volvo
XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$56,900 to $76,900
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$63,450 to $70,250
Invoice* $53,486 to $72,286 $59,643 to $66,035
MPG - City 19 - 21 N/A
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, Inline-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 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

Comfort
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, with comparable head- and legroom. The Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid 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.

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 Range Rover Velar will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC90 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 Land Rover Range Rover Velar will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Land Rover Range Rover Velar is much slimmer than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, 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 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, 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 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar has a smaller turning radius than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, 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 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar has less seating than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid 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 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.