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Which Old Cars Have the Best Crash-Test Scores?

By Kelsey Mays on July 27, 2015


If you want an affordable used car, the safest choices aren't necessarily out of the question. Related: Driver, Passenger May Not Get Same Crash Protection Cars.com analyzed Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash-test results for hundreds of models to find… Read More

Which Old Cars Have the Best Crash-Test Scores?

By Kelsey Mays on July 27, 2015

If you want an affordable used car, the safest choices aren't necessarily out of the question. Related: Driver, Passenger May Not Get Same Crash Protection Cars.com analyzed Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash-test results for hundreds of models to find… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014 Volvo S60, S80, XC60 and XC70

By Jennifer Geiger on September 9, 2013

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,767 model-year 2014 versions of the S60, S80, XC60 and XC70. Only vehicles equipped with keyless ignition are affected. The Problem: The Central Electronic Control Module may not function correctly, causing the windshield wipers to run continuously… Read More

Volvo Announces Pricing on 2014 Lineup

By Matt Schmitz on August 2, 2013

Volvo announced pricing this week for its 2014 lineup, across which exterior updates and technological enhancements have been made. Powertrains carry over from the previous year and include the 250-horsepower T5; 240-hp, 3.2-liter six-cylinder; 300-hp, turbocharged T6; and the Swedish… Read More

2014 Volvo S80 Sedan: What's Changed

By Matt Schmitz on February 20, 2013

Most significant changes: Wider, lower exterior design; a new touch-screen multimedia interface; enhanced safety technology. Price change: TBA On sale: This summer Which should you buy, 2013 or 2014? If the lower profile and touch-screen technology suit your fancy, the… Read More

Recall Alert: 2013 Volvo S80 and XC70

By Jennifer Geiger on September 4, 2012

Volvo is recalling 300 model-year 2013 versions of the S80 sedan and XC70 wagon because of problems with the tire pressure monitoring system, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A software error may prevent the tire pressure warning… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Volvo S80

By Jennifer Geiger on July 13, 2012

Volvo is recalling 1,469 model-year 2011-13 versions of the S80 sedan due to problems with the automatic transmission, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In the affected vehicles, a software error could prevent the transmission from downshifting. This… Read More

NHTSA Fines Volvo $1.5 Million

By Jennifer Geiger on July 4, 2012

The automaker who worked to make its name synonymous with "safety" is being fined for not reporting safety recalls in a timely manner. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Volvo Cars North America has agreed to pay a… Read More

Volvo Incentive Offers Two Months of Free Payments

By Colin Bird on June 14, 2012

During its summer sales event, Volvo is offering longer free-maintenance plans on its 2013 models and is allowing buyers to waive the first two months of finance or lease payments on its 2012 models. There's a catch, though. The waived… Read More

Recall Alert: 17,000 2012 Volvo Vehicles

By Colin Bird on March 5, 2012

Volvo is recalling 17,000 model-year 2012 Volvo S60, XC60, S80 and XC70 vehicles because the driver-side airbag may not deploy properly, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. On the affected vehicles, which were manufactured from May 16 through… Read More

Recall Alert: 2007 Volvo S80

By David Thomas on July 29, 2011

Volvo is recalling 8,406 S80 sedans from the 2007 model year because of an improperly installed steering hose that could burst, leading to a loss of power steering, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. S80s involved in the… Read More