Comparison - Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Inscription 2021 - vs - Chevrolet Traverse High Country 2021

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Average Price: 
$
69,750
Updated: 
28 Oct 2019
$
53,100
Updated: 
15 Mar 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2021
Total Seating: 
7
7
Transmission: 
8-speed Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Crystal White Metallic
#CBD0D3
Denim Blue Metallic
#5D7A8B
Bright Silver Metallic
#E2E2E2
Onyx Black Metallic
#010101
Savile Grey Metallic
#627C8B
Ice White
#FBFDFE
Thunder Grey Metallic
#586377
Pebble Grey Metallic
#938E88
Pine Grey Metallic
#393B37
Birch Light Metallic
#DADADA
Color: 
Iridescent Pearl Tricoat
#FFFFFF
Mosaic Black Metallic
#383435
Graphite Metallic
#292C31
Silver Ice Metallic
#DADEDD
Summit White
#FFFFFF
Cajun Red Tintcoat
#711F1F
Satin Steel Metallic
#9BA0AB
Black Cherry Metallic
#422022

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Volvo makes a number of minor changes to the 2021 XC90 lineup. Every model now comes standard with front parking sensors, LED headlights that turn with the steering wheel, high-pressure headlight washers, wireless charging, two USB-C ports on the back of the center console, and the company's Care Key, which allows an owner to set limitations on the vehicle's top speed. The plug-in-hybrid T8 is now branded with the Recharge moniker..

Pros
Stunning styling inside and out,
impressive list of features,
quick plug-in hybrid.

Cons
Coarse-sounding gas engines,
harsh ride on rough roads,
plug-in hybrid isn't as efficient as rivals.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Low-key luxury lies in the 2021 Volvo XC90’s serene cockpit, in its strong acceleration, and in its gray-wool confines.

Pros
Proudly Scandinavian, inside and out
Simple and sophisticated interior
Tablet-like touchscreen
Lots of models and trims
Great safety record and standard active tech

Cons
Base powertrain lacks potency
Some flimsy materials in the cabin
Not a performance SUV

By: 
thecarconnection.com

T8 plug-in hybrid model now known as Recharge.Minor changes to standard feature availability.

PROS
Elegant interior and exterior styling
Spacious second- and third-row seating
Hybrid powertrain provides strong acceleration and high fuel economy
Many standard safety tech features

CONS
Some touchscreen controls can be hard to use
Voice controls don't recognize natural speech very well

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2021 Chevrolet Traverse is a big family mover with a sharper look and better safety features.

PROS
Sharp looks
Standard active safety features
Comfortable ride
Spacious interior
Wireless smartphone software

CONS
Outdated AWD system
Middling fuel economy
Just one engine available

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Chevrolet has given its three-row Traverse a light refresh for the 2021 model year that includes revised exterior styling and a host of new standard driver-assistance features. Among them are automated emergency braking, pedestrian detection, lane-keeping assist, and automatic high-beam headlamps. An 8.0-inch display inside the gauge cluster is now an available tech option, and new upholstery designs dress up the interior.

PROS
Spacious cabin,
peppy acceleration,
fuel efficient powertrain.

CONS
Big blind spots toward the rear,
plasticky interior parts,
most appealing options cost extra.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2021 Traverse has no significant changes. Part of the second Traverse generation introduced for 2018.

PROS
Passenger room is generous in all three rows
Loads of space for any combination of passengers and cargo
Feature-rich infotainment system comes with standard Wi-Fi hotspot

CONS
Some safety features are only available on top trims
Quality of some interior panels and controls seems low-rent for this class

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.60L
Torque: 
472ft-lbs
at 2 200rpm
266ft-lbs
at 2 800rpm
Horsepower: 
400hp
at 6 000rpm
310hp
at 6 800rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Cargo floor mats
cooled storage compartment
Keyless Ignition
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Leather And Alloy Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
195.00in
204.30in
Width: 
79.10in
78.60in
Height: 
69.90in
70.70in
Front Track: 
65.70in
Rear Track: 
65.80in
Wheel Base: 
117.50in
120.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.90
39.60
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
39.00
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
41.00in
Rear leg room: 
37.00in
38.40in
Front Hip Room: 
56.00in
58.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.70in
62.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
56.50in
56.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.60in
62.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
85.70cu.ft
98.20cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.80cu.ft
23.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
5099.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
hands-free entry
Hands-Free Entry
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
10 -way power driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Premium Leather
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power passenger seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
2 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
6 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Reclining rear seats
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Folding Rear Seatback
Multi-Level Heating
Power Folding Bench Third Row Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Four zone climate control
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
600 Watts Stereo Output
14 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
1 Subwoofer(S)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
10 Total Speakers
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Privacy glass
Speed sensitive wipers
Power glass sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Speed sensitive wipers
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 8.0 In.
20 In.
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated discs Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn signal mirrors
Rear height adjustable headrests
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system
Post-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Cornering lights
Remote anti-theft alarm system
LED Headlamp
self-leveling headlights
pre-collision safety system
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Advanced Package
Lounge Package
Protection Package
Climate Package
Polestar
Protection Package Premier
"Hit The Road" Package
Floor Liner Package
Cargo Package
Rear Seat Infotainment System W/DVD Player
Interior Protection Package
Rear Seat Infotainment System W/Out DVD Player
Exterior Options: 
Foldable Trailer Hitch W/Ball And Ball Holder
21" 8-Multi Spoke Black Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels
Bumper Cover - Stainless Steel
21" 10-Spoke Silver Wheel W/All-Season Tires
Front And Rear Mud Flaps
22" 6-Spoke Black Wheel W/Summer Tires
Running Boards
Load Bars
Bright Roof Rack Cross Rails
Front And Rear Black Bowtie Emblems
Bright Wheel Locks
Keyless Entry Keypad
Black Lug Nut And Wheel Lock Kit
Painted Body Color Front And Rear Splash Guards
Molded Assist Steps
Front License Plate Bracket Mounting Package
Interior Options: 
Grocery Bag Holder
Air Quality W/Advanced Air Cleaner
Integrated Center Booster Cushion 2nd Row
Bowers & Wilkins Premium Sound System
Eyeglass Holder
Illuminated Door Plate
Luggage Cover
Universal Tablet Holder
Protective Seat Cover
Illuminated Front Door Sill Plates
Cargo Area Organizer
Horizontal Cargo Net

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Blond, premium leather
#C1C0BE
Charcoal, premium leather
#464648
Amber, premium leather
#855E45
Slate, premium leather
#484848
Maroon Brown, premium leather
#645552
Midnight Zinc, Sueded Microfiber
#FFFFFF
Color: 
Jet Black, leather
#000000
Jet Black/Loft Brown, leather
#532A0E