2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 vs. 2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 vs. 2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2022 Mercedes-Benz
GLS 450

MSRP*: $77,850
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2022 Volvo
XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $64,800 to $72,600
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MPG - City 18 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 24 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 6 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 84.7 ft3 64.1 ft3
Engine
  • 362-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 328-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
  • 455-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 362 hp 400 - 455 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 205.0 in 195.0 in
Exterior Width 79.9 in 75.7 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 41.9 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.0 in
Head Room Front 39.4 in
Rear 40.2 in
Front 38.9 in
Rear 38.5 in

*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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 than in the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 and 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 GLS 450 is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 is much wider than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, which is slightly longer than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 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
The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 has a little less horsepower than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 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. With the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.