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Which Vehicles Offer Integrated Booster Seats?

By Sara Lacey  on May 9, 2014


It seems like a smart move for automakers to offer integrated child-safety seats in cars, but only two manufacturers currently provide integrated booster seats as an option: Volvo and Dodge. Of those manufacturers, only certain models in their lineups have… Read More

Which Vehicles Offer Integrated Booster Seats?

By Sara Lacey  on May 9, 2014

It seems like a smart move for automakers to offer integrated child-safety seats in cars, but only two manufacturers currently provide integrated booster seats as an option: Volvo and Dodge. Of those manufacturers, only certain models in their lineups have… 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

Luxury Wagons Work to Woo Families

By Carrie Kim  on February 25, 2013

I'm a wagon lover, and I'm not ashamed to say it. If things went my way, I'd have one of those big, wood-paneled ones in my driveway right now. However, most Americans don't share my enthusiasm for the old-school wagon.… Read More

2014 Volvo XC70: What's Changed

By Jennifer Geiger  on February 20, 2013

Most significant changes: New multimedia system and gauge cluster; minor exterior styling tweaks Price change: TBA On sale: This summer Which should you buy, 2013 or 2014? If you think the wagon needs a style and tech features boost, go… Read More

Black Friday: Best Cars for Serious Shoppers

By Jennifer Newman  on November 20, 2012

A successful Black Friday shopping trip is all in the planning. Bargain hunters study store ads and websites as though they're cramming for a test, and now they have less time to do so as several major chains — Sears,… 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

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

Cars.com Reviews the 2012 Volvo XC70

By Jennifer Geiger  on June 27, 2012

To Volvo, "station wagon" isn't a dirty word, and nor should it be, says Cars.com Senior Family Editor Kristin Varela. The XC70 is a comfortable and practical family hauler, though its retro-boxy exterior could use some updating, according to Varela.… 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