Volvo XC90 vs Kia EV6

2024 Volvo XC90
2024 Volvo XC90
$56,600MSRP
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2022 Kia EV6
2022 Kia EV6
$40,900MSRP
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2024 Volvo XC90
$56,600MSRP
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2022 Kia EV6
$40,900MSRP
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MSRP

$56,600

MSRP

$40,900

Average price

$35,904

Average price

$33,502

Listings

9519

Listings

3451
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

7.2 out of 10

Expert reviews

7.7 out of 10
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Comfortable
  • Great safety ratings
Cons
  • Showing its age in several ways
  • Concerning Pilot Assist behavior
  • Questionable value for money
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Impressive technology
  • Fun to drive
Cons
  • Unimpressive electric range
  • Not much cargo space

Reviews Summary

When the current-generation XC90 went on sale nearly a decade ago, it marked the Swedish automaker’s pivot from its boxy and boring past to a future defined by design, quality, and technology. Volvo used the XC90’s blueprint throughout its lineup of cars, SUVs, and wagons, building a bridge to its electrified future. Has it overstayed its welcome? Perhaps, and it carries over this year without changes. But having spent a week driving the 2024 XC90 Recharge T8 plug-in hybrid, it remains an appealing choice in the luxury SUV segment.

Verdict: Beautifully styled, inside and out, and offering a range of powertrains that includes a plug-in hybrid variant, the 2024 Volvo XC90 stands out in its field. However, it commands a steep price tag, and its safety tech isn’t as innovative as what you’ll find in some rival SUVs.

Reviews Summary

We didn't expect them to go there. But the designers and engineers behind the 2022 Kia EV6 did—and deleted the template of their company's affordable, cost-conscious brand. This is a $60,000 electric performance car that can genuinely compete with a Tesla Model 3 on everything from tech to style to acceleration to charging time. It's a masterclass of fresh thinking in a market segment dominated by rehashed ideas. And yet, it's hampered by the same major problems that, for decades, remain unresolved. The EV6 would be amazing with battery technology that hasn't yet been invented. For now, we'll tell you what the present life is like with this most unusual and exciting Kia in years.
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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

2.0L 247 hp I4

Engine

167 hp Electric

Drive Train

AWD

Drive Train

RWD

Seating Capacity

7

Seating Capacity

5

Horsepower

247 hp @ 5500 rpm

Horsepower

EV Battery Capacity

EV Battery Capacity

58 kWh

MPG City

22

MPG City

127

MPG Highway

27

MPG Highway

100

Battery Charge Time (120V)

Battery Charge Time (120V)

51 hours
2024 Volvo XC90
2024 Volvo XC90
$56,600MSRP
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2022 Kia EV6
2022 Kia EV6
$40,900MSRP
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2024 Volvo XC90
$56,600MSRP
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2022 Kia EV6
$40,900MSRP
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Overview
MSRP
$56,600
$40,900
Average price
$35,904
$33,502
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.5
4.4
Expert reviews

7.2 out of 10

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7.7 out of 10

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Pros & cons
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Comfortable
  • Great safety ratings
Cons
  • Showing its age in several ways
  • Concerning Pilot Assist behavior
  • Questionable value for money
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Impressive technology
  • Fun to drive
Cons
  • Unimpressive electric range
  • Not much cargo space
Summary

When the current-generation XC90 went on sale nearly a decade ago, it marked the Swedish automaker’s pivot from its boxy and boring past to a future defined by design, quality, and technology. Volvo used the XC90’s blueprint throughout its lineup of cars, SUVs, and wagons, building a bridge to its electrified future. Has it overstayed its welcome? Perhaps, and it carries over this year without changes. But having spent a week driving the 2024 XC90 Recharge T8 plug-in hybrid, it remains an appealing choice in the luxury SUV segment.

Verdict: Beautifully styled, inside and out, and offering a range of powertrains that includes a plug-in hybrid variant, the 2024 Volvo XC90 stands out in its field. However, it commands a steep price tag, and its safety tech isn’t as innovative as what you’ll find in some rival SUVs.

We didn't expect them to go there. But the designers and engineers behind the 2022 Kia EV6 did—and deleted the template of their company's affordable, cost-conscious brand. This is a $60,000 electric performance car that can genuinely compete with a Tesla Model 3 on everything from tech to style to acceleration to charging time. It's a masterclass of fresh thinking in a market segment dominated by rehashed ideas. And yet, it's hampered by the same major problems that, for decades, remain unresolved. The EV6 would be amazing with battery technology that hasn't yet been invented. For now, we'll tell you what the present life is like with this most unusual and exciting Kia in years.
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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
2.0L 247 hp I4
167 hp Electric
Drive Train
AWD
RWD
Seating Capacity
7
5
Horsepower
247 hp @ 5500 rpm
EV Battery Capacity
58 kWh
MPG City
22
127
MPG Highway
27
100
Battery Charge Time (120V)
51 hours
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