2021 Porsche Macan vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2021 Porsche Macan vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2021 Porsche
Macan

MSRP*: $52,100 to $84,600
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2021 Volvo
XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $53,500 to $69,500
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MPG - City 17 - 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 21 - 24 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 52.9 ft3 63.6 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Transmission Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 248 - 434 hp 328 hp
Towing Capacity 4,409 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 184.5 - 184.9 in 184.6 in
Exterior Width 76.2 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Info not available Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Info not available Front 38.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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

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 Porsche Macan is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC60 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 Destination Charge for the Porsche Macan is much higher than that for the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Porsche Macan is a little wider than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Porsche Macan takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Porsche Macan has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Porsche Macan is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Porsche Macan has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Porsche Macan transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Porsche Macan and the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. The Porsche Macan has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
The Porsche Macan comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.