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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2012 Volvo Lineup: Ch-Ch-Changes

By Colin Bird  on June 15, 2011

For the 2012 model year, Volvo has discontinued the S40 and V50, which reported in an earlier post. The Swedish automaker is also no longer offering any V-8s across its lineup after the company axed its sole V-8 engine in