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Volvo vehicles are known for superior craftsmanship. The manufacturer pays careful attention to its design and operational execution of its models. As such, driving a Volvo has become a statement of quality and luxury. Now, it could also be a symbolic gesture of what’s to come. Volvo Chief Executive Hakan Sameulssonn announced to the Frankfurter …

Volvo Cars’ replacement for the original XC60 is here. It was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. The new XC60 SUV comes nine years after the vehicle was originally launched. It has been a solid performer for Volvo with nearly a million units sold across the world. The company says the XC60 currently represents about …

Finding the right SUV for your family can be a daunting responsibility. After all, with so many worthy choices available, it can be difficult to differentiate the best from the rest. To assist you in this endeavor, we sought out to find the best SUV for families. To achieve this, we examined all the SUVs …

Rating 78/100 Background It’s been hard for family vehicles to shake a reputation for being boring, but Volvo is doing a pretty good job of giving consumers a fine alternative with its 2016 XC60. We’ve appreciated the XC60’s sleek good looks and stylish cabin since the model was introduced back for 2010. The XC60 is …

Rating 68/100 Background The 2016 Volvo XC90 marks the SUV’s first comprehensive redesign since its debut in 2003. That made the outgoing version ancient by today’s standards — models typically visit the surgeon about every five years. Advanced safety and understated style have long been Volvo strengths, but the quick evolution and expansion of the …

Rating 60/100 Background Small and midsize crossover SUVs are very popular with families, who favor their spacious passenger and cargo compartments, elevated seating positions and available all-wheel drive. But oftentimes these vehicles can be rather plain and anonymous. If you desire a crossover with style and presence that is still quite family-friendly, the 2014 Volvo …

Rating 65/100 Background In nature some organisms can pass through the eons relatively unchanged, their designs essentially perfected at the start. The Volvo XC90, the Swedish automaker’s three-row, seven-passenger crossover SUV, might seem to possess a similar strength: Volvo has left it largely untouched since its debut for the 2003 model year. But alas, the …

Rating 80/100 Background Most folks looking for an SUV who appreciate Volvo’s styling and comfort would likely be well-served by the brand’s XC60 midsize crossover. However, those who need something with greater passenger and cargo capacities might want to consider the 2013 Volvo XC90. Though it is getting rather long in the tooth — it …

Rating 78/100 Background Every company in the luxury business has recently developed midsize crossovers with plenty of comfort and convenience features. But let’s not forget that crossovers are meant to deliver utility as well, and it’s this quality that makes the 2013 Volvo XC60 a top choice for families. Chief reasons include a cozy cabin, …

Rating 68/100 Background The compact luxury SUV segment is growing. Almost every premium automaker now offers one, and while each has its own character, the 2012 Volvo XC60 sets itself apart with its capability as a family car. With impeccable crash test scores, generous interior space and several unique features, the XC60 is ideally set …

Rating 75/100 Background Even though Volvo’s newer five-passenger XC60 midsize crossover has stolen some of its thunder, the seven-seat 2012 Volvo XC90 remains a solid alternative for folks who need more room for passengers, cargo or both. Like all Volvos, the XC90 offers sophisticated good looks, a cozy interior and an extensive array of advanced …

Rating 57/100 Background Back in 2003, the crossover SUV represented a new thing. Based on unit-body platforms shared with cars instead of body-on-frame structures shared with trucks, this new breed of SUV gave people what they really wanted from a utility vehicle, like more passenger room and less cargo capacity, not to mention all-wheel drive …