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2021 Toyota Sequoia vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2021 Toyota
Sequoia

MSRP*: $50,400 to $69,675
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2021 Volvo
XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $63,450 to $70,250
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Invoice* $45,864 to $63,405 $59,643 to $66,035
MPG - City 13 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 17 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 120.1 ft3 64.1 ft3
Engine V-8 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 381 hp 328 hp
Towing Capacity 7,000 - 7,400 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 205.1 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 79.9 in 79.1 in
Leg Room Front 42.5 in
Rear 40.9 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.0 in
Head Room Front 34.8 in
Rear 34.9 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
The Toyota Sequoia offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, with comparable head- and legroom. The Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Sequoia.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Toyota Sequoia will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 Sequoia is much higher than that for the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Toyota Sequoia is a little wider than the Volvo XC90 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. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Toyota Sequoia, which is slightly longer than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Toyota Sequoia 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 Sequoia is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Toyota Sequoia has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Toyota Sequoia 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 Sequoia 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 Sequoia, 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 Sequoia is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.