Volvo

  • 2018 Volvo XC60 T8 vs Audi SQ5

    While I wouldn’t normally have compared a plug-in hybrid Volvo to a performance Audi, we had the opportunity to drive them back to back and film them together. While they aren’t really the same sort of luxury crossover, I can understand why folks might cross-shop them as they appeal to different sides of my personality.

  • 2018 Volvo XC60 T8 Hybrid First Drive Review

    When Volvo announced the new XC60 was coming, I was worried that the design of the XC90 wouldn’t translate well and that the engineers would de-tune engined and cut back on interior quality. Those worries however were totally unfounded when the XC60 finally landed. Think of this as the XC90’s mini-me with a little S90

  • 2018 Volvo V90 & V90 Cross Country Review

    The station wagon is truly the original crossover. With the driving dynamics of a sedan but a bigger cargo area on the back, an estate (as they call them across the pond) makes a great deal of practical sense. Unfortunately the allure of a higher seating position has left wagon sales in America at an

  • 2017 Volvo XC90 T8 Plug In Hybrid Review

    T8 is Volvo-speak for an XC90 that is turbocharged, supercharged, AWD *and* a plug-in hybrid. All at the same time. It’s also Volvo’s answer to shoppers looking for more pep in their three row luxury crossover. Volvo’s new plug in system is also the first step in a full electric future for the Swedish brand.

  • 2017 Volvo S90 Review

    The new 2017 S90 is puts the BMW 5-Series, Mercedes E-Class and Audi A6 firmly in Volvo’s crosshairs. While Volvo still doesn’t have a firm answer for the twin-turbo V8 luxury sedans from Germany, the new SPA platform delivers the luxury, acceleration and handling that 90% of the shoppers in this segment demand. For the

  • 2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country Review

    With the S60 Cross Country Volvo answers the question that not too many of us have been asking: Where’s my crossover sedan? It’s a novel concept that sounds pragmatic and solves the question of America’s aversion to wagons, but the V60 Cross Country and the XC70 do just about everything “better” in my opinion.