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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

2020 Volvo V60 T5 Inscription review

Volvo's all-new V60 T5 Inscription undercuts premium German rivals by around 10 grand. But does it have the depth and quality to be considered a genuine alternative?

Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered review

If the new BMW X3 bores you and you couldn't think of anything worse than being another GLC driver, could Volvo's new Polestar Engineered XC60 offering be the car you're after?

2019 Volvo XC40 T4 Momentum review

A triumph of form and function, the Volvo XC40 Momentum ticks a helluva lot of boxes in the small, luxury SUV segment.

2020 Volvo S60 T8 R-Design review

We test Volvo’s plug-in hybrid sports sedan and come away with mixed results.

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Volvo Videos

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.

2019 Volvo XC90 long-termer, first impressions: Interview with Tamsyn Sykes

From time to time at CarAdvice, we’ll invite friends and family to get behind the wheel and tell us how the car performs in their world. (Indeed, that's the mission of our newly launched Community Approved Tester program!) We call it, First Impressions. Tamsyn Sykes, wife to CarAdvice Commercial Director Benn, lives with the Volvo XC90 and shares her initial thoughts on the car...

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Volvo Comparisons

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

As Land Rover lobs the second generation of its style-led Evoque into the Australian market, we look at how it measures up against a trio of other fashionable offerings.

Range Review: 2019 Volvo XC40, XC60, XC90

Volvo Cars registered record sales in 2018, making it Australia’s fastest-growing luxury brand. That was with a showroom comprising 10 vehicles, yet the Swedish brand expects to sell more models in 2019 with just four vehicles after a major culling process. Gone from local (though not most overseas) showrooms are the S90 large sedan, V40 hatchback and its higher-riding twin, the V40 Cross Country...

2018 Mazda CX-5 v Volvo XC40 comparison

A mainstream mid-sized SUV versus a premium compact sports utility vehicle… Well, who said cross-shopping is always about comparing direct rivals? This comparison between the 2018 Mazda CX-5 Akera and new Volvo XC40 T5 R-Design stems from a CarAdvice reader’s request – yes, we listen to you! – and it throws up some tantalising questions we also wanted to answer...

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Volvo News

Volvo recalls 736,430 cars globally over AEB issue, 9205 in Australia

Volvo has been forced to recall roughly 750,000 cars worldwide over a fault in its Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) systems that could see them not deploy under certain temperature conditions. The recall pertains to 2019 and 2020 model year cars and Volvo Australia confirmed to CarAdvice that it has identified 9205 affected vehicles in Australia...

Volvo XC40 Recharge: UK pricing revealed

UK-market pricing details for Volvo's first all-electric car, the XC40 P8 Recharge, have been revealed ahead of its arrival in the island kingdom later this year. The XC40 P8 Recharge will be priced from £53,155, or roughly AU$106,590, meaning it will not qualify for the UK government's £3000 Plug-in Car Grant after a new policy was implemented this year exempting cars with a list price over £50,000 from receiving the incentive...

Volvo starts up its first dedicated battery assembly line

Volvo Cars has opened its first dedicated battery assembly line at its manufacturing plant in Ghent, Belgium. The addition marks the Ghent plant as the first in Volvo’s history to receive a dedicated production line for batteries, affirming the brand’s commitment to its electric future...

Report names the 10 'most valuable' car brands for 2020

Mercedes-Benz is the world's most valuable automotive brand, according to an annual report estimating the worth of the car industry's biggest names. The Automotive Industry report, published by independent consultancy firm Brand Finance, found Mercedes-Benz's value had increased 8 per cent to US$65 billion (AU$98...

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Volvo Owner Reviews

2018 Volvo XC90 D5 Inscription review

After what seemed like an eternity, we’ve got our new car. Two years ago, I started the search for a replacement of our venerable 2007 XC90. The choices that were afforded to us just never lived up to what Lars had provided for us. Yes, the kids called the old Volvo Lars. Things like the Everest, Prado, Patrol and Discovery had been sampled – all coming up short as a replacement in more than one area...

2018 Volvo S90 T5 Momentum review: Californication

At last a Volvo that looks great from any angle, gets stares from bemused drivers trying to figure out what this huge saloon really is, and elicits nodding approval from friends who get in the back seat to find a Grand Ballroom sized lounge area! Firstly, I didn't buy the car. It was an upgrade from SIXT after the brand new 3,000 mile Cadillac broke down (yawn!)...

2016 Volvo V40 T5 Luxury Cross Country review

I bought this car in January 2016 for around-town duties with the kids, as well as the occasional drive to/from work, which meant driving along a long, winding road in NSW’s Southern Highlands (Bowral to Nowra via Kangaroo Valley for those that know it). Because of the kids, I needed the safest car I could afford. Because of the location and roads, I needed AWD...

2011 Volvo S60 T5 review

It is totally a coincidence when buying this 2011 Volvo S60 T5 that I used to own an entry-level 2009 Volvo S40 diesel, which came with a leather but uncomfortable seat and Bluetooth only for phone calls. So, when I was looking for a larger car, Volvo wasn’t really on my option list...

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