Volvo reviews

2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered--PerformanceDrive

2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered review (video)

Apr 06, 2020

Stylish, modern and sophisticated. That’s how we have come to know Volvo cars. Even though the demand for efficiency has increased, the desire for performance has not. And that’s where the hybrid petrol-electric Volvo XC60...

2020 Volvo S60 T8 R-Design review (video)

Dec 13, 2019

Let’s not waste any time here, this is a really lovely car. So graceful. Majestic, even. And in that respect, very refreshing for the often overly-sporty mid-size premium sedan market. The 2020 Volvo S60 brings...

2019 Volvo XC40 T4 Inscription review (video)

May 31, 2019

Since hitting Australian shores in mid-2018, the Volvo XC40 has been making head waves. The new small SUV from the suave Swedish company has lifted the bar in this segment. Volvo has been struggling to...

2018 Volvo XC40 T5 R-Design review (video)

Aug 30, 2018

Finally, the new Volvo XC40 has hit Aussie shores. But, it joins an already flourished small SUV market. To mark the occasion Volvo Australia is offering special ‘Launch Editions’ that come jam-packed with the latest...

2018 Volvo XC60 T8 review (video)

Feb 11, 2018

Hybrids are increasingly becoming not only the most fuel efficient powertrain options but also the most powerful in the industry. You only need to glance at some of the fastest and most powerful road cars...

2017 Volvo S90 D5 Inscription review (video)

Jan 30, 2017

Fed up with the endless cloud of boring grey German sedans draining away your dreams of an interesting luxury car? The Swedes appear to have spawn a recipe that could incite some sensuality and excitement...

2017 Volvo V40 D4 Polestar review (video)

Jan 02, 2017

Its revival time for the Scandinavian car maker’s offering in the small luxury hatch segment. First hitting Australian shores in 2013, the mid-life Volvo V40 update has been tweaked with some needed touch ups, and...

2016 Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design Polestar review (video)

Oct 05, 2016

It’s turbocharged and supercharged, and it is probably one of the best-looking SUVs in the class. Yes, we are talking about a Volvo here. This is the all-new XC90 T6 R-Design, which also happens to...

2016 Volvo V60 Cross Country D4 review (video)

Mar 07, 2016

Can’t decide whether you want an SUV or a station wagon? The 2016 Volvo V60 Cross Country D4 is designed to fill in for that precise product description. The potential issue that we can see...

2016 Volvo XC90 T6 Inscription review (video)

Oct 26, 2015

With the seven-seat SUV market now more competitive than ever, carmakers are needing to come up with fresh and innovative approaches to cut ahead of the clutter. Enter the 2016 Volvo XC90. On initial impressions,...

2015 Volvo V40 T5 vs Peugeot 308 GT: warm hatch comparison (video)

Jul 01, 2015

SPECS PACKAGE DRIVE VERDICT Okay, so the 2015 Volvo V40 T5 R-Design and the Peugeot 308 GT aren’t exactly spec-for-spec rivals. But if you’re after a distinct European ‘warm’ hatch that offers more exclusivity to...

HSV Senator Signature vs Volvo S60 Polestar: track test (video)

May 31, 2015

SPECS DRIVE VERDICT These two might not seem like the most appropriate vehicles to compare, but they do follow a similar set of values and offer very similar performance. Think of it as a luxury...