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

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

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2021 Volvo
XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $53,500 to $69,500
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2021 Volvo
XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $63,450 to $70,250
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Invoice* $50,290 to $65,330 $59,643 to $66,035
MPG - City Info not available Info not available
MPG - Hwy Info not available Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 63.6 ft3 64.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 328 hp 328 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 184.6 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 74.9 in 79.1 in
Leg Room Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.0 in
Head Room Front 38.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
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

Comfort
The Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, 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 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

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 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid 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. Both the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid and the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid 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 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 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid 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
In terms of towing capacity, the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid 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 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

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

Utility
The Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid 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. 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 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

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