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2020 Lexus GX 460 vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Review

New 2020 Lexus GX 460

2020 Lexus
GX 460

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New 2021 Volvo XC90

2021 Volvo
XC90

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MSRP*
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$53,000 to $64,265
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$49,000 to $63,750
Invoice* $48,760 to $59,124 $46,060 to $59,925
MPG - City 15 19 - 21
MPG - Hwy 19 28 - 30
Engine(s) V-8 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

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Lexus GX 460 than the Volvo XC90. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Lexus GX 460 and the Volvo XC90.

Convenience
With the Volvo XC90, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lexus GX 460, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Lexus GX 460 will have less of an impact on your bank account 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. Both the Lexus GX 460 and the Volvo XC90 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Lexus GX 460 is much slimmer than the Volvo XC90, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Lexus GX 460 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo XC90.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Lexus GX 460 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC90.

Handling
The Lexus GX 460 has a smaller turning radius than the Volvo XC90, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Lexus GX 460 is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC90 for pulling heavy loads. The Lexus GX 460 has a little less horsepower than the Volvo XC90.

Utility
The Lexus GX 460 offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC90, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Lexus GX 460 as you will in the Volvo XC90.

Warranty
The Lexus GX 460 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC90.