2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG GLC 63

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2021 Volvo
XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$73,750 to $84,100
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$63,450 to $70,250
Invoice* $69,325 to $79,054 $59,643 to $66,035
MPG - City 16 N/A
MPG - Hwy 22 N/A
Engine(s) V-8 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid than in the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

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 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 is somewhat more expensive 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 is slightly shorter than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 has the same turning radius as the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid is clearly the choice over the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 greatly out-muscles the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.