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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: 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.

2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid review

Does adding plug-in hybrid electric power with 35 kilometres of range take the XC90 to the next level?

2021 Volvo XC40 P8 Recharge review

While most established carmakers are talking big on electrification, none are committing to it as wholeheartedly as Volvo is. The company seems intent on becoming a Swedish Tesla, saying that fully half the vehicles it sells globally will be full EVs as soon as 2025, while the remainder will be either hybrids or PHEVs...

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Volvo Videos

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...

2019 Volvo XC90 R-Design: Farewelling our long-termer

The Volvo XC90 is fast becoming a bit of an oldie in the large luxury SUV segment, but we think it's still a goodie.

2019 Volvo XC90 long-term review: Introduction

Our latest long-termer is the Volvo XC90, which will really earn its chops when it comes to wrangling the family and work duties over the weekdays and weekends. We’ll be putting the XC90 into a few different sets of hands to see what our thoughts are, and see how it really performs.

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Volvo Comparisons

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...

Premium SUV comparison: 2019 Range Rover Evoque v Jaguar E-Pace v Lexus UX v Volvo XC40

Has the past year been kind to these fancy little premium SUVs? Let's take another look. This story was first published in August 2019.

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Volvo News

2022 Volvo V60 Cross Country: Australian launch due August 2021 with mild-hybrid petrol engines, regular V60 axed

The 2022 Volvo V60 Cross Country will arrive in Australia later this year as Sweden's rival to the Audi A4 Allroad. Volvo Australia confirmed to CarAdvice the V60 Cross Country will reach local showrooms in the third quarter of 2021 – with an August launch looking likely – as part of the brand's Model Year 2022 range, with one just choice of equipment level to be offered...

2022 Volvo S60: Australian range to be slimmed down with mild-hybrid petrol power

The 2022 Volvo S60 range will undergo significant changes later this year, from the introduction of a new engine, to the deletion of popular variants. Volvo Australia confirmed to CarAdvice this week that the 2022 S60 – due to arrive in Australia as part of the wider, revised Model Year 2022 Volvo range around August 2021 – will be slimmed down to just one variant, down from today's three, with a sole choice of engine...

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Medium Luxury SUV

Drive Car of the Year 2021 - Best Medium Luxury SUV Finalists: BMW X3 Land Rover Discovery Sport Mercedes-Benz GLB Volvo XC60 The cars each offer their own key strengths, but only one can bring it all together to take the win. It’s a segment on the rise in more ways than one...

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Small Luxury SUV

Drive Car of the Year 2021 - Best Small Luxury SUV Finalists: Audi Q3 Mercedes-Benz GLA Volvo XC40 Many Australian buyers are making their first foray into the luxury market via an SUV now rather than a small sedan or hatchback. As such, every luxury manufacturer seemingly wants to get in on the action...

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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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