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The safest crossover in its class in Europe

The category was adult occupant protection.

Review

We look at how they're different and why you might prefer one wagon (quasi or real deal) over the other.

Pulitzer Prize winner Barbara Davidson composed photos using a Volvo XC60.

Pulitzer Prize winner Barbara Davidson composed photos using a Volvo XC60.

First Drive

The XC90 is bigger, but this crossover is more important.

Volvo's best seller gets better.

First Ride

Ascents and descents and a banked oval: The XC60 had to do it all.

The XC60 has accounted for 30 percent of Volvo's yearly sales. The new model needs to match that.

Geneva

We spoke with Lex Kerssemakers and Thomas Ingenlath in Geneva.

Volvo is far from dead in the US.

Video

In one video, of a 30 mph rollover test, the car is barely even dented.

All the cameras, radar, and sensors in the world won't do a lick of good when a two-ton projectile unavoidably slams into an immoveable object.

Geneva
Geneva

It looks a lot like a little XC90.

Hello, Hammer of Thor headlights.

Official

The upcoming XC60 will add crash-avoidance steering features.

Volvo, take the wheel!

Official

Wish your S60, V60, or XC60 had a sportier edge? Volvo is here to help with the new Polestar Performance Parts line.

Official

Polestar has extended its T6 AWD optimization package from the XC90 flagship to the smaller S60 sedan, V60 wagon, and XC60 crossover, raising output and improving response throughout the powertrain.

Video

Driver Thought Car Had Pedestrian-Detection System; It Didn't

A Volvo salesperson recently attempted to demonstrate the XC60 City Safety system to a group of prospective car buyers. What the dealer didn't understand was the safety system, which helps avoid or mitigate collisions, doesn't detect pedestrians.

Video

Instead of airing a big-budget ad during the Super Bowl this year, Volvo is launching a giveaway to determine who best deserves a new XC60.

Official

Every three years, a half dozen or so teams of sailors embark on an epic eight-month, round-the-world sailboat race formerly called the Whitbread Round the World Race and known since 2001 as the Volvo Ocean Race. This year's event started a month ago in Alicante, Spain, and will end next June at the Swedish automaker's hometown of Gothenburg. And to mark the occasion, just as it has in years past, Volvo has launched a special edition of one of its roadgoing models.

Report

Volvo is getting serious about emerging from the fringes and into the mainstream of the luxury automobile market. But if it's going to challenge the Germans, it's going to need a performance line. And that's just what it's developing with Polestar.