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2016 Volvo XC90: Family Road-Trip All-Star

By Jennifer Geiger on July 25, 2016


CARS.COM — As Kermit and Fozzie sing in "The Muppet Movie," "gettin' there is half the fun," but throw a few kids into the road trip mix and fun is not guaranteed. Who you travel with is important, but so… Read More

2016 Volvo XC90: Family Road-Trip All-Star

By Jennifer Geiger on July 25, 2016

CARS.COM — As Kermit and Fozzie sing in "The Muppet Movie," "gettin' there is half the fun," but throw a few kids into the road trip mix and fun is not guaranteed. Who you travel with is important, but so… Read More

Volvo Plans to Sell Car With Self-Driving Capability by 2021

By Fred Meier on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Volvo plans to have for sale a self-driving vehicle by 2021, matching the ambitious timetable recently announced by rival BMW. "It's our ambition to have a car that can drive fully autonomously on the highway by 2021," Volvo… Read More

Buick Plans Wagon Version of New Regal?

By Fred Meier on July 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Buick is considering bringing to the U.S. a wagon version of the coming redesigned Regal, according to a report in Automotive News (subscription required). Related: 2016 Buick Envision: First Drive Buick showed dealers a wagon among images of the… Read More

Glitch Tally Climbs After Six Months With Our 2016 Volvo XC90

By Joe Bruzek on July 5, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2016 Volvo XC90 is practically bursting at the seams with technology, including a multifaceted touch-screen and long list of advanced driving aids. These features helped the luxury SUV win Cars.com's Best of 2016 award, but how well… Read More

Our Volvo XC90's First Service Includes Oil Change, Software Update

By Joe Bruzek on June 27, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2016 Volvo XC90 in Cars.com's long-term test fleet went 10,930 miles before its first trip to the dealership. At the same time, we had technicians check for software updates that might help the large multimedia screen's performance,… Read More

Our 2016 Volvo XC90's Engine is a Pint-Sized Powerhouse

By Mike Hanley on June 22, 2016

CARS.COM — From its intuitive touch-screen controls to its semi-autonomous driving capabilities, the redesigned 2016 Volvo XC90 — our Best of 2016 award winner — is a technological showcase. This trend continues under the hood with its optional supercharged and… Read More

Dads' Other Baby: Cars.com's Fathers Dream Big

By Mike Hanley on June 14, 2016

CARS.COM — Kids have a way of completely reordering automotive priorities. Suddenly, sliding side doors are more appealing than that stylish coupe and a rear-seat entertainment system is a must-have feature. Related: The Ultimate Father's Day Gift: A Dodge Magnum… Read More

What Gas Mileage Does Our 2016 Volvo XC90 Get After 12,000 Miles?

By Joe Bruzek on June 14, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2016 Volvo XC90 in Cars.com's long-term test fleet has guzzled fuel more efficiently in the second half of its 12,000 miles, improving on the 19.3 mpg we recorded during the first half of the year when the… Read More

Our 2016 Volvo XC90 Blows Tire, Costs Us $457

By Patrick Olsen on June 13, 2016

CARS.COM — We've put a lot of miles on our 2016 Volvo XC90 (Senior Road Test Editor Joe Bruzek suggests we might top 20,000 miles this year) and we've had few issues with it. However, on Interstate 90 outside Buffalo… Read More

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on June 9, 2016

CARS.COM — Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. It's a short list. More Car Seat Checks In the more than five years… Read More