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.

Enjoy Refined Luxury without Excessive Emissions with the Volvo XC90 Recharge

If you like the finer things in life, but you also want to lessen your impact on the environment, get the 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge. This plug-in hybrid SUV has plenty of power for passing other cars in Hyannis, but it releases fewer emissions than gas-only vehicles. And, like all Volvo vehicles, the XC90 Recharge has a beautiful interior that's filled with cutting-edge safety technology.

Power and Performance

The 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge feels light on its feet, and it'll zip from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.3 seconds. Each XC90 Recharge is powered by a turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder engine with two electric motors that combine for 400 horsepower and 472 pound-feet of torque. Barnstable drivers will like that the XC90 recharge gets 55 MPGe, or 27 mpg combined city/highway. Other benefits of the XC90 Recharge include:

  • Can be fully charged in just three hours with a Level 2 public charger or a 240-volt household outlet
  • Can go 18-miles on battery power alone
  • Has all-wheel-drive

Tax Credits

Plug-in hybrid vehicle owners are entitled to Federal tax credits. People in Yarmouth can get back as much as $5,000 or more when purchasing a new Volvo XC90 Recharge SUV.

Volvo On Call

If your Volvo XC90 Recharge is paired with the Volvo On Call app, you can start it remotely from your mobile device. Mashpee, MA drivers can warm up the XC90 Recharge and defrost the windows from inside their home, so it's warm and safe to drive when they're ready to go to work.

Easy Charging

The 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge comes with a charging cable that mates with most any regular household outlet. Fully recharging its 11.6 kWh battery pack takes about seven hours using a 120-volt home outlet.


The new Volvo XC90 Recharge has a lengthy warranty for its hybrid battery and hybrid system components. People in Harwich will feel good knowing that the powertrain is backed by an 8-year/100,000-mile warranty.

Test Drive a 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid SUV at Volvo Cars Cape Cod

The 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge is a roomy, refined midsize luxury SUV that's environmentally friendly. Volvo Cars Cape Cod has the XC90 Recharge for sale in Hyannis, MA. Come see us and test drive it today.