2021 Porsche Macan vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2021 Porsche Macan vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2021 Porsche
Macan

MSRP*: $52,100 to $84,600
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2021 Volvo
XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $63,450 to $70,250
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MPG - City 17 - 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 21 - 24 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 52.9 ft3 64.1 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 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 184.5 - 184.9 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 76.2 in 79.1 in
Leg Room Info not available Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.0 in
Head Room Info not available Front 38.9 in
Rear 38.5 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available *****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**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

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 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 Destination Charge for the Porsche Macan is much higher than that for the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Porsche Macan 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. If you go with the Porsche Macan, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Porsche Macan 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
With the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Porsche Macan. The Porsche Macan has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Porsche Macan transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
The Porsche Macan 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 Porsche Macan has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
The Porsche Macan comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.