2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 | NewCars.com

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2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Review

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2021 Volvo
XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

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2021 Volvo
XC90

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MSRP*
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$53,500 to $69,500
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$49,000 to $63,750
Invoice* $50,290 to $65,330 $46,060 to $59,925
MPG - City N/A 19 - 21
MPG - Hwy N/A 28 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 6 - 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volvo XC90, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid and the Volvo XC90.

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 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC90. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid and the Volvo XC90 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid is much slimmer than the Volvo XC90, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volvo XC90.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid and the Volvo XC90 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid has a smaller turning radius than the Volvo XC90, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Volvo XC90 is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid and the Volvo XC90.

Utility
The Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid has less seating than the Volvo XC90, making the Volvo XC90 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid as you will in the Volvo XC90.

Warranty
The Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC90.