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2022 Porsche Macan vs. 2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

Picture of the 2022 Porsche Macan

2022 Porsche
Macan

MSRP*: $54,900 to $79,900
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2022 Volvo
XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $54,250 to $70,000
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MPG - City 17 - 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 22 - 25 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 53.0 ft3 63.3 ft3
Engine
  • 261-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 375-hp, 2.9-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 434-hp, 2.9-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 328-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
  • 415-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
  • 455-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission 7-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 261 - 434 hp 400 - 455 hp
Towing Capacity 4,409 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 186.1 in 185.4 in
Exterior Width 76.1 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

*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.

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 less horsepower than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Porsche Macan does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels 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 less cargo space than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.