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The Volvo Car Corporation, founded in 1927 by Gustad Larson and Assar Gabrielsson, allowed Sweden to enter the automotive industry. Since then Volvo has introduced approximately 70 models to the international market. In Australia, currently 11 models are available of which the XC60 and XC90 Crossovers are highest sellers and Volvo has just announced the re-design of the S60 and V60.

Volvo Reviews

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge long-term review: Farewell

Our time in the Volvo XC40 Recharge has come to an end. We hand back the keys suitably impressed.

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge long-term review: Around town

Can we go a week without using a drop of fossil fuel?

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge long-term review: The road trip

We take our long-term Volvo XC40 Recharge for a road trip to see if the benefits of plug-in hybrid tech stack up over longer distances.

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge long-term review: Introduction

Volvo has entered the electrified sphere with the XC40 Recharge – a plug-in hybrid version of its popular small-SUV range. We've got one for three months.

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Volvo Videos

Video: 2021 Volvo XC60 T6 R-Design Review

We review the 2021 Volvo XC60 a Mid-sized Luxury SUV. Our test vehicle is a T6 R-Design which is priced at $78,990 plus on-road costs.

Video: 2021 Mini Countryman Hybrid v Volvo XC40 Recharge Comparison

Style and substance! We compare a pair of upmarket, High Street dwellers that plug-in with a conscience. The Mini Cooper Countryman SE Hybrid faces off against the Volvo XC40 Recharge to see which one puts the best foot forward as a stepping stone to your electric driving future.

Video: 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge PHEV review

The Swedish carmaker launches its new "Recharge" badged SUV, but how does it drive in the real world?

REVIEW: 2019 Volvo XC60 Polestar Engineered

The Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered is the top of the tree in the Volvo XC60 range. It blends luxury with performance and aims to offer buyers an extremely efficient plug-in hybrid system that doubles as a sporty SUV. Timecodes: One minute wrap: 0:53 Exterior: 2:15 Bonnet: 2:37 On the road: 3:39 Interior: 8:06...

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Volvo Comparisons

Compact Luxury Plug-in Hybrid SUV comparison: 2021 Mini Cooper Countryman SE Hybrid v 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge

Style and substance! We compare a pair of upmarket, High Street dwellers that plug-in with a conscience. The Mini Cooper Countryman SE Hybrid faces off against the Volvo XC40 Recharge to see which one puts the best foot forward as a stepping stone to your electric driving future.

2021 Volvo XC90 v Kia Sorento comparison

Making the leap from mainstream to premium is not a simple task. Volvo managed it with the XC90, but is Kia on the right track with the new Sorento? We line them up to see which is the better category-crossing prestige SUV.

Spec shootout: Volvo XC40 Inscription v Mini Countryman Cooper S comparison

Nowadays, European cars are pricing themselves down. With new product development and the amortisation of technology spurring affordability, $50,000 can either put you into an upper-spec medium SUV of the mainstream variety, or as we’re about to analyse, a premium mid-tier small SUV...

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Volvo News

The Drive Five: New Nissan Qashqai here in 2022 and the other stories you might've missed – 19 July 2021

As we continue toward a single publishing platform, some great news stories are being published on both CarAdvice and Drive. If you're a keen reader of CarAdvice, you might be missing out on some of the unique content we're publishing over on Drive. Here are our favourite stories published on Drive today – but there are plenty more over on the website to enjoy...

2022 Volvo V60 Cross Country price and specs

2022 Volvo V60 Cross Country pricing and specification Mid-size wagon goes Cross Country-only for 2022 Mild-hybrid petrol engine now the only option, developing 183kW Priced from $64,990 before on-road costs Australian pricing and specifications for the 2022 Volvo V60 Cross Country has been announced, ahead of first deliveries expected imminently...

2022 Volvo XC60 price and specs

2022 Volvo XC60 pricing and specification Updated mid-size luxury SUV gains revised look and Google tech Three variants at launch, all with mild-hybrid petrol power, with PHEV expected in September Priced from $68,540 before on-road costs, or $3550 more than before Australian pricing and specifications for the facelifted 2022 Volvo XC60 have been confirmed, with the vehicle on sale now...

Next Volvo XC90 to go all-electric, 2022 unveiling confirmed

The next-generation Volvo XC90 will make the switch to all-electric power, following its unveiling in 2022. Volvo has confirmed the next generation of its long-running large luxury SUV will make the switch to electric power, just days after confirming the XC90's smaller sibling, the XC60, would make the jump to zero-emissions propulsion in 2024...

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Volvo Owner Reviews

2021 Volvo Xc60 T8 Phev Polestar (AWD) review

There is no getting away from the fact that a Volvo XC60 Polestar is not a cheap car. However, having made the decision to spend the money it is hard to think of many other vehicles on the Australian market that offer the same level and balance of performance, comfort and economy in the real world...

2015 Volvo V40 T4 Luxury review

Note: this review was written by CarAdvice contributor Alex Misoyannis. It's 1999. The Ford Motor Company – which just enjoyed the most successful year in its then-96-year history – is looking to expand its portfolio into the global luxury market, beyond the reach of its US-focused Lincoln and Mercury marques...

2015 Volvo V40 T4 Luxury review

The Volvo V40 with the 5-cylinder 2.0-litre petrol engine is a fantastic car with a few annoying design issues, meaning you are likely to buy this car with your heart rather than your head. The pros (for MY2015) are the great styling, its safety and its many features. It has been reliable, powerful enough and most of all has a high level of safety tech...

2010 Volvo V70 T6 R-design review

I have owned a 2010 Volvo V70 T6 R-Design for a year now and I still absolutely love it! We'll start with the looks. Originally, the car looked a little boring and more like an "Old Man's Volvo". For a 21 year old like myself, this wasn't suitable. After finding 19-inch Genuine Volvo Alloys, I had them wrapped black and fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport 4S Tyres...

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