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Test Drives2019 Volvo XC40: Still in Seduction Mode4.0/5
Volvo’s smallest SUV has been on sale for about a year now. We love it enough to have handed it the Best Buy title in its category for the 2019 model year, and it’s a breath of fresh air in its segment—at least from a design perspective. We thought it …
Test Drives2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country: More Fun Than an SUV4.0/5
Volvo’s Cross Country models have been around since 1997 and they’re a big reason why people are drawn to the Swedish brand. With the new generation of the S60/V60 launched for 2019, we get a completely redesigned and improved version of the adventurous compact wagon. As you know, this type …
First Drives2019 Volvo V60: The World’s only PHEV Wagon4.0/5
Following recent updates to the S60, Volvo has modernized the V60 wagon. We were invited to drive the vehicle in its home country of Sweden. Wagons have been part of the Volvo tradition for decades, but the V60’s segment is waning with few players left on the field. There’s the …
Test Drives2018 Volvo S90 T8 eAWD: Excellence by Design4.0/5
Although Swedish automaker Volvo is known for its wagons and—more recently—its SUVs, it also produces sedans that are just as gorgeous and technologically advanced, such as the midsize S90. The latest generation has been on sale for a few years now, and since 2018, it’s only available in Canada in …
Test Drives2019 Volvo XC40: Icing on the Cake4.0/5
The subcompact luxury SUV segment reminds me of carrot cake. Nobody is reinventing anything, but rather recycling an old idea presented in a better-looking shape. If you’re going to sell carrot cake, you’d better have a solid recipe if you plan on outselling your competition. Volvo, with its XC40, has …
First Drives2019 Volvo S60 and V60: Scandinavian Sport4.0/5
SANTA MONICA, California – While the latest crop of Volvo cars and SUVs have struck styling, comfort, safety and technology home runs, we’re still yearning for a performance-oriented machine from the brand. Volvo claims its 2019 S60/V60 sports sedan and wagon are here to fit the bill. Now in its …
First Drives2019 Volvo V60: Sleek Swede4.0/5
BARCELONA, Spain – Wagons are part of Volvo’s DNA and this style of vehicle is still very much a factor in European markets, as well as certain select markets around the globe. That’s why the introduction of a new V60 is of paramount importance to the Swedish automaker, and it …
Spotlight on2019 Volvo V60: We're Driving it This Week
The Car Guide is on its way to Barcelona, Spain for the first drive of the new 2019 Volvo V60, which had its world premiere at the Geneva Auto Show and made its North-American debut at the New York Auto Show. After its successful launch of the new XC40 subcompact …
Test Drives2018 Volvo XC60 Review: Pushing the Envelope4.0/5
Volvo’s assault on bland-looking vehicles hits the compact SUV segment with the release of the all-new 2018 XC60. The brand’s resurgence since 2015 has been nothing short of astounding as we see new model after new model receiving critical acclaim. In fact, the XC60 was just awarded the North American …
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