2020 Toyota Land Cruiser vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2020 Toyota Land Cruiser vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2020 Toyota
Land Cruiser

MSRP*: $85,415 to $87,745
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2021 Volvo
XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $63,450 to $70,250
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Invoice* $76,446 to $78,532 $59,643 to $66,035
MPG - City 13 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 17 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 - 8 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 81.7 ft3 64.1 ft3
Engine V-8 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 381 hp 328 hp
Towing Capacity 8,100 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 194.9 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 78.0 in 79.1 in
Leg Room Front 42.9 in
Rear 34.4 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.0 in
Head Room Front 38.3 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 38.9 in
Rear 38.5 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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

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 Toyota Land Cruiser, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Toyota Land Cruiser offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

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 Toyota Land Cruiser 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 Toyota Land Cruiser is much higher than that for the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Toyota Land Cruiser is a little narrower than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Toyota Land Cruiser takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Toyota Land Cruiser has a smaller turning radius than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Toyota Land Cruiser is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Toyota Land Cruiser has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

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

Utility
The Toyota Land Cruiser offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Toyota Land Cruiser, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Toyota Land Cruiser is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.