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Chevrolet Tahoe vs. Volvo XC90

In comparing the Chevrolet Tahoe to the Volvo XC90, the Chevrolet Tahoe has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and base engine power. The Volvo XC90 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Chevrolet Tahoe versus the Volvo XC90, the Chevrolet Tahoe is a better car than the Volvo XC90.

Chevrolet Tahoe versus Volvo XC90 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Chevrolet Tahoe ranges from $35,000 to $59,999 while a used Volvo XC90 from the same model year range is priced between $36,764 to $52,987. For a new model, the Chevrolet Tahoe's price is between $53,038 and $82,002, with the Volvo XC90 priced between $57,091 and $75,138.

Chevrolet Tahoe versus Volvo XC90 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Chevrolet Tahoe is 8.2 out of 10 while the Volvo XC90's quality rating is 8.9 out of 10. This results in the Chevrolet Tahoe being ranked 4 out of 12 Best Large SUVs and the Volvo XC90 being ranked 1 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Chevrolet Tahoe’s base engine makes 355 horsepower, and the Volvo XC90 base engine makes 247 horsepower. The Tahoe is rated to deliver an average of 17 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 480 miles. The XC90 is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 526 miles. The Tahoe uses regular unleaded, and the XC90 uses premium unleaded.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Chevrolet Tahoe has the advantage of offering higher towing capacity and payload capacity, while the Volvo XC90 has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Volvo XC90 has higher safety ratings than the Chevrolet Tahoe, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Volvo XC90 has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.

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2023 Chevrolet Tahoe

2023 Volvo XC90

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$53,038 - $82,002

Used Asking Price:

$35,000 - $59,999

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

41.1%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$57,091 - $75,138

Used Asking Price:

$36,764 - $52,987

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

48.9%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.2 / 10

Reliability:

8.7 / 10

Retained Value:

7.8 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.9 / 10

Reliability:

8.8 / 10

Retained Value:

7.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 12
3 / 12
4 / 12
4 / 8
5 / 31
5 / 12
6 / 31
10 / 31
10 / 21
19 / 31

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 67
1 / 25
1 / 21
3 / 21
4 / 67

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Diesel, Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

LS, LT, RST, Premier, High Country, Z71, Fleet, Police, Special Service

Trim Levels

B6 Ultimate Bright Theme 6P, B6 Plus Bright Theme 6P, B6 Ultimate Bright Theme 7P, B6 Plus Bright Theme 7P, B6 Core, B5 Plus Bright Theme, B5 Core

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

355 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

383 foot-lbs @ 4100 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.064 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

6000 lbs

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

247 hp @ 5400 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.054 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

5.3 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

15 / 20 / 17

Range (city/hwy):

360 / 480 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

22 / 28 / 25

Range (city/hwy):

414 / 526 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

Available

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

42.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

66 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

42 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

64.8 inches

Cargo Space:

25.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

122.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.6 inches

Cargo Space:

15.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

85.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

119.6 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5542 lbs

Width:

81 inches

Height:

75.8 inches

Length:

210.7 inches

Wheelbase:

120.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.5 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4589 lbs

Width:

84.3 inches

Height:

69.9 inches

Length:

195 inches

Wheelbase:

117.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.5 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

20.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted steel

Tire Size:

275/55R20

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

235/55R19