Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Competitive Comparison

Why Choose the 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Over the Competition

Our no-compromise combination of plug-in battery electric power and an efficient gasoline engine provides low to zero tailpipe emissions, excellent flexibility and a powerful driving experience.


The Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 eAWD powertrain delivers an exhilarating drive with uncompromised efficiency. Combining a high-performance gasoline engine and an electric motor, this powertrain allows outstanding highway performance and zero emission commuting - with all-wheel drive capability when needed and different drive modes to customize your drive. The Pure electric mode prioritizes electric drive with a zero-emission driving range up to 18 miles, ideal for daily commuting. In Hybrid mode both the electric motor and the gasoline engine are utilized to optimize performance, fuel consumption and comfort, while the Power mode uses all available power to maximize performance. The no compromises compact battery installation at the center of the car contributes to balanced handling characteristics and doesn't intrude on passenger or load space.

  • Recharge T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid powertrain (400hp)
  • 18 Miles pure electric range (ideal for daily commutes)
  • 0-60 in 5.3s
  • Instant torque on demand with electric motors
  • Combine outstanding performance with excellent fuel economy
  • Benefits from intelligent use of regenerative braking even if not plugged in and charged on a daily basis

Volvo On Call App

Access and stay connected with the Volvo On Call App for your Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. When plugged in, you can set the temperature of the cabin and even turn your heated seats and steering wheel on, if equipped, from the convenience of your smartphone or wearable device.

Easy Charging

All Volvo Plug-In Hybrids come standard with a charging cable to make your life more flexible. With an adapter which enables Level 1 or Level 2 charging, charging your Volvo is as easy as plugging into your ordinary household outlet. Regenerative braking and the efficient gasoline engine will also maintain a level of charge in the battery.

Warranty Benefits

For additional peace of mind, all Volvo Plug-In Hybrids come with an 8 year/100,000 miles warranty on hybrid battery and hybrid system components.

HOV lanes/Prioritized parking for hybrids

The 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid also qualifies for HOV lane access in many states as well as prioritized and convenient parking in numerous municipalities. Check your local regulations.

2021 Volvo XC90
Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

2021 BMW X5
xDrive PHEV

2021 Lincoln Aviator
Grand Touring PHEV

2021 Lexus 450h

Active Safety1StandardOptionalOptionalOptional
Remote Engine StartStandardNot AvailableStandardStandard
Inductive Smartphone ChargingStandardOptionalOptionalOptional
Standard USB Ports4246
Pilot Assist Semi-Autonomous DriveStandardOptionalOptionalStandard
4-Zone ACCStandardOptionalStandardNot Available
Leather UpholsteryStandardOptionalStandardOptional
Active Bending LED HeadlightsStandardStandardOptionalOptional
Whiplash ProtectionStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
7-Passenger SeatingStandardOptionalOptionalOptional
2nd Row Pilot Seating, (6-Passenger)OptionalNot AvailableStandardOptional
Rear Power Child LocksStandardManualManualManual
Panoramic MoonroofStandardStandardStandardOptional
Seatbelt Pre-Tensioners7224
Elec + Gas MPGe555056-
Premium Gas MPG27202329/28/29
Total Range (Gas + Elec)520400460N/A

1Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Information, Rear Collision Mitigation, and Road Sign Information
*2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid details focus on the 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Inscription Expression.
**Source: Comparison Information from AutoPlanner (September 2020); OEM sites.

Interior Comfort

When you climb inside the new Volvo XC90 Recharge for sale in Davie, you'll see what Scandinavian luxury has to offer your everyday life. With a supreme level of craftsmanship put into the interior design, the Volvo XC90 Recharge will impress anyone who's lucky enough to climb inside.

Like its gas-powered version, the Volvo XC90 Recharge can fit up to seven people with plenty of room to spare for all your cargo. Taking a short adventure outside Ft. Lauderdale? Loading up the Volvo XC90 Recharge is perfect for that! Need some more room for a long trip across state lines? The third row can easily be converted into a place for even more cargo, if need be!

But the Volvo XC90 Recharge's interior isn't just spacious; it's also incredibly comfortable. With standard leather upholstery, whiplash protection, second-row pilot seating, and seatbelt pre-tensioners, your passengers will be ready for a smooth, cozy ride no matter where you're going.

Connectivity & Entertainment

What's a modern car without modern tech? The Volvo XC90 Recharge continues its luxuriousness all the way down to the tech inside the vehicle.

Your passengers will love the 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system. This infotainment system looks and feels more like an easy-to-use tablet rather than a clunky system you'll find in many other SUVs. With an intuitive design, you'll enjoy a mobile WiFi hotspot, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay. Access your favorite apps - like for music, podcasts, or audiobooks - as you're driving down the streets of Hollywood with a simple motion of the finger. Need some help getting around the busy streets of Pembroke Pines? Use the touchscreen infotainment system to easily access a navigation system.

With the technology found within the Volvo XC90 Recharge, you'll never be bored, whether you're taking a long trip or traveling to work in Plantation.