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2017 Volvo V40 D4 Review: Inscription with Polestar Performance pack

The 2017 Volvo V40 gets some styling tweaks and a new Polestar Performance pack. Does that make it better?

2015 Volvo V40 Cross Country Review

Volvo's entry into the compact SUV class has been revised for 2015 with a new engine and new gearbox. We're testing the V40 Cross Country in T5 guise.

2015 Volvo V40 T5 R-Design Review

The V40 T5 R-Design packs a punch with Volvo's new four-cylinder turbocharged Drive-E engine. Powerful and loaded with safety technology, its an interesting alternative to its traditional hot-hatch competitors.

Volvo V40 Safety Video Review

The Volvo V40 combines sleek looks with high-tech safety.

Volvo V40 Review

The Volvo V40 is the Swedish car maker's entry-level premium small car but pricing and packaging don't do it any favours when compared with its rivals.

Premium hatch comparison: Audi A3 v BMW 1 Series v Mercedes-Benz A-Class v Alfa Romeo Giulietta v Volkswagen Golf v Volvo V40

‘Premium’ is perhaps the word most difficult to define in the automotive lexicon. To some, it may be about delivering an image above the mainstream and the connotations of a badge; to others it may be about the tangibles of a product and the engineering behind the façade...

Volvo V40 Cross Country Review

Volvo gives the V40 a soft-road makeover and a raised ride height and calls it the Cross Country.

Volvo V40 T5 R-Design Review

The V40 T5 R-Design attempts to shake up the premium hot-hatch segment monopolised by its German rivals.

Volvo V40 D4 Review

We test the most powerful diesel version of Volvo's answer to Germany's premium hatchbacks.

Volvo V40 Review

Volvo makes a fine effort with its Scandinavian twist on a five-door luxury hatchback.

Volvo V40 Review

Swedish brand Volvo has made a welcome and successful return to the world of five-door hatchbacks.