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Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin Ultimate review

Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin Ultimate review. *** £58,050 For – handsome, capable, high quality, almost OTT performance Against – fiddly range data, frustrating voice “control”, price Competition VW ID.4, Tesla Y, Kia EV6, Mercedes EQA, Ford Mustang Mach E, Skoda Enyaq  “But if forced with a gun to my head to choose, I’d say ask […]

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Volvo XC60 review

Volvo XC-60 T5 R-Design review

Volvo XC-60 T5 R-Design review. For – handsome, comfortable, high quality, decent performance. Against – Will brand power hold up residuals? **** £48,075 “Stereo same quality as the best seats in Gothenburg Concert Hall” Competition – Land Rover Discovery, Audi Q5, Mercedes GLC, BMW X3, Jaguar E-Pace, Porsche Macan, Lexus RX, Kia Sorrento, Hyundai Santa […]

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Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90 Review 2015

Volvo XC90 Review 2015. For – understated, high quality interior, serene ride. Against – slow-speed stutter/noise. **** £62,220 The Volvo XC90 is a handsome, high-quality SUV, and this version has an amazing little diesel engine which delivers terrific performance. Twinning a 2.0 litre, 4-cylinder diesel to a huge beast like this sounds like a recipe […]

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Volvo V60 review

Volvo V60 – First Diesel Plug-in Hybrid. Defeats Range Woes, But Battery Capability Limited. Terrific Fuel Economy By Normal Standards, Pitifully Below Claim. +Impressive fuel economy, great all rounder-fast/functional. -Economy claims OTT. The Volvo V60 diesel plug-in hybrid will give you mind-bogglingly impressive fuel consumption, but doesn’t come close to meeting the over-the-top claims from […]

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Volvo V40 review

Competent Hatchback. Good All-Rounder Facing Too Hot To Handle Competition. For – competent Against – too expensive *** out of 5 It took a while to find out some important pricing details after I’d driven the Volvo V40 for a week. The V40 – the one I drove had a powerful and flexible 1.6 litre […]

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Volvo S60 SE review 2012

Volvo S60 SE Lux DRIVe review

Thanks to Chinese money Volvo seems on the road to success Volvo S60 targets  Audi A4, BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class **** out of 5 For: It’s not German but has German quality fit and finish Against: In green form struggles on performance. Correction – Volvo points out that it is possible to insert full UK post codes into […]

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Volvo S60 review 2010

Volvo S60 review

Handsome Swede Fights Impeccable Competition Collision Avoidance, Blind Spot Safety Ideas Will Attract Buyers Competitive Prices Needed To Shake Awesome Rivals *** out of 5 For – handsome, great safety ideas, comfortable Against – can’t match competition, too expensive “to assume, makes an ass out of you and me” “Does this thing get set off by […]

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