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Tesla Model X vs. Volvo XC90

When we compare the Tesla Model X to the Volvo XC90, the Tesla Model X has the advantage in the areas of interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The Volvo XC90 has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars. Based on this comparison of the Tesla Model X versus the Volvo XC90, the Tesla Model X is a better car than the Volvo XC90.

Tesla Model X versus Volvo XC90 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Tesla Model X ranges from $87,994 to $118,049 while a used Volvo XC90 from the same model year range is priced between $45,236 to $64,885.

Tesla Model X versus Volvo XC90 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Tesla Model X is 9.1 out of 10 while the Volvo XC90's quality rating is 8.9 out of 10. This results in the Tesla Model X being ranked 1 out of 14 Best Electric 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 Tesla Model X’s base engine makes 670 horsepower, and the Volvo XC90 base engine makes 247 horsepower. The Model X is rated to deliver an average of 107 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 332 miles. The XC90 is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 526 miles. The Model X uses electricity, and the XC90 uses premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Tesla Model X, a electric SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Tesla Model X has the advantage of offering higher towing capacity and payload capacity, while the Volvo XC90 has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance.

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2022 Tesla Model X

2023 Volvo XC90

Pricing

New Asking Price:

-

Used Asking Price:

$87,994 - $118,049

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

47%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$53,530 - $72,862

Used Asking Price:

$45,236 - $64,885

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

48.9%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

9.1 / 10

Reliability:

8.1 / 10

Retained Value:

9.2 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 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 / 14
1 / 14
1 / 14
1 / 9
1 / 9

iSeeCars Rankings

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

Summary Review

Tesla’s Model X is a minivan/crossover-type vehicle with up to three rows of seating for up to seven passengers. It features a unique set of “Falcon” second-row doors that open up, rather than swinging out.

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Roomiest Tesla available
  • Outstanding performance in upper trims
  • Class-leading range

  • No Android Auto or Apple CarPlay
  • No spare tire on any trim
  • Few luxury features

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline, Plug-In Hybrid

Trim Levels

Base, Plaid

Trim Levels

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

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

8 years

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 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):

5 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:

670 hp

Torque:

Not yet available

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

0.129 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

4960 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:

Not Applicable

Engine Configuration:

Not Applicable

Number of Cylinders:

Not Applicable

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

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

Not applicable

MPGe:

107 / 97 / 102

Range (city/hwy):

332 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity :

100 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

Not yet available

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

MPGe:

Not applicable

Range (city/hwy):

414 / 526 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Battery Size/Capacity:

Not applicable

Maximum Charging Rate:

Not applicable

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

N/A

Android Auto:

N/A

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Standard

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

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:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

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:

41.7 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

60.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

40.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.8 inches

Cargo Space:

43.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

91.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

137.5 cubic feet

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:

5185 lbs

Width:

89.4 inches

Height:

66.1 inches

Length:

199.1 inches

Wheelbase:

116.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.6 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:

aluminum

Tire Size:

265/45R20

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

235/55R19