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2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge vs 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge: Compare Electric Cars
2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge vs 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge: Compare Electric Cars

Volvo’s decisive march toward offering only electric vehicles by 2030 has begun as indecisively as eggs hatching in a nest. Volvo and Polestar sell three new related electric birdies, the Volvo XC40 Recharge, C40 Recharge, and Polestar 2. The triplets share an electric vehicle platform...Read More»

2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge
Volvo electrifies entire 2023 lineup, updates XC40 small crossover

Volvo's promise to electrify its entire lineup begins with the 2023 model year, the automaker announced Wednesday. The last model to get Volvo's mild-hybrid powertrain was the XC40 small crossover that gets other mild updates for 2023. The all-electric XC40 Recharge receives some updates as well...Read More»

2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge
What's New for 2022: Volvo

The biggest news for Volvo in the 2022 model year can't be considered news given the brand's long-lasting reputation for safety. The Swedish brand backed by a Chinese multinational earned 13 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ awards, which many consider to be the most rigorous safety recognition bestowed in the...Read More»

2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge
Review update: 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge links a gas past to the electric present

The 2022 XC40 Recharge is an electric vehicle caught in the middle of a rapidly developing electric vehicle marketplace. Sharing a platform with the XC40 gas model, the small crossover is only one year old and it’s already been upgraded. This year, the range increases from 208 to 233 miles...Read More»

2021 Volvo XC60
Review update: 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge plug-in hybrid deserves a closer look

It would be a mistake to overlook the 2021 Volvo XC60 crossover SUV. A friend in the market for a luxury-leaning five-seat crossover considered Tesla, Jaguar, and Lincoln, until I showed up in the 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge plug-in hybrid. Volvo may lack the flash and cachet of its German rivals, yet...Read More»

2020 Volvo XC90
Volvo recalls nearly all 2019-2020 vehicles for stall risk

Volvo will be recalling every 2019-2020 vehicle in its lineup except for the XC40 compact crossover, the NHTSA disclosed on Monday. A low-pressure fuel pump can blow a fuse and cause the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash. Volvo will upgrade the fuse from a 15-amp fuse to a 20-amp. The...Read More»

2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country
Volvo V60: Best Wagon To Buy 2021

Our highest-rated wagon comes from the company known for wagons. It's a Volvo. The Volvo V60 could almost be called a niche vehicle due to its low sales volume. Spotting one on dealer lots or on the roads would be as rare as spotting a California Condor, but unlike the Condor, Volvo sells the V60...Read More»

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge
2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge priced at $53,990

The electric version of the Volvo XC40 small crossover SUV starts at $53,990 excluding destination, Volvo announced Wednesday. Volvo's first electric vehicle, the 2021 XC40 Recharge comes with all-wheel drive thanks to a motor on either axle powered by a 78-kwh battery pack. The system makes 402...Read More»

2020 Volvo XC60
Volvo XC60 SUV recalled for loose wipers

Volvo is recalling the 2018-2020 XC60 mid-size crossover SUV for improperly tightened nuts on the windshield wipers, the automaker announced last week. There wasn't enough torque applied to the nut on the wiper arms at the factory, which caused "poor fixation," Volvo said. The wiper arm could...Read More»

2021 Volvo models with five-star safety ratings
2021 Volvo XC90, XC60, XC40, S60 earn 5-star safety rating

Volvo's best-selling models earned five-star overall safety ratings from the NHTSA for 2021 models. Every 2021 Volvo vehicle tested earned the highest crash-test honors, including the 2021 Volvo XC90 three-row SUV, 2021 Volvo XC60 mid-size crossover, 2021 Volvo XC40 small crossover, 2021 Volvo S60...Read More»

2020 Volvo XC60
Volvo recalls all new models for faulty automatic emergency braking

Volvo is recalling all 2019-2020 models equipped with automatic emergency braking (AEB) because the system may not detect obstacles and stop the vehicle as designed, according to paperwork filed by Volvo to the NHTSA on March 12. Without AEB working properly, there is a higher risk of a crash...Read More»

2020 Volvo S60
Review update: The 2020 Volvo S60 looks more expensive than it is

Redesigned for 2019, the 2020 Volvo S60 rolls into the new decade with a swagger built on sophisticated style, advanced safety, and easy-to-use technology. The luxury sedan needs every advantage to compete with German stalwarts such as the BMW 3-Series, Audi A4, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, as well as...Read More»

2017 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar
2011-2017 Volvo S60 and V60 recalled for doors that can open unintentionally

Volvo is recalling certain S60 and V60 sedans and wagons for doors that can unintentionally open while the vehicle is moving. The recall covers 144,937 vehicles from model years 2011 through 2017 for a weakened door latch that can break, which can make a door appear to be securely closed when it is...Read More»

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge
2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge electric crossover debuts: 200 miles, all-wheel drive, constantly updated

Volvo's first all-electric car made its official debut Wednesday and carries with it the automaker's ambitious plan to pollute less from the vehicles it produces and to reduce emissions from the factories that make the cars. The 2021 Volvo XC40 will go on sale later in 2020 and cost more than...Read More»

2019 Volvo XC60
Volvo XC60, XC90 crossovers join monthly subscription service

Drivers interested in Volvo's newest crossovers can swipe right on new models. Last week, Volvo added the bestselling XC60 and XC90 crossovers to its Care By Volvo subscription service. The service allows shoppers to effectively lease cars for up to two years, with an option to exchange cars after...Read More»

2019 Volvo XC90
2019 Volvo S90, XC90 awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick

Volvo scored two more Top Safety Pick awards for its 2019 lineup, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced Thursday. This round of awards goes to the S90 sedan and the XC90 SUV. Both vehicles were penalized for the subpar performance of their optional curve-following headlights...Read More»

2017 Hagerty Teen Drive Golden
Drivers ed isn't enough for new drivers, Volvo report finds

Americans agree on one thing: when it comes to driver's education, the system is seriously lagging. The Harris Poll conducted on behalf of Volvo found the majority of Americans believe the standard driver's license test is outdated, at a minimum. More than half of the respondents said they feel the...Read More»

2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country
Big country, big price: 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country costs $46,740 to start

Volvo's version of its adventure-ready wagon will cost shoppers $46,740 to start, the automaker announced last month. For that much, which includes a mandatory destination charge of $995, shoppers will get a 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country wagon with a 250-horsepower, 2.0-liter turbo-4 paired to an...Read More»

Volvo Tow For Life service
Volvo says it will tow broken-down cars for life

Volvo owners stuck on the side of the road with a broken-down car will never need to worry about arranging a tow truck. The luxury brand said Tuesday announcement it will provide free towing for life for Volvo drivers in the U.S.. The program, fittingly called "Tow For Life," extends outside of the...Read More»

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