Superb family all-rounder will politely give rivals a bloody nose.
A properly desirable Volvo wagon - finally a decent alternative to the Germans.
Everything we've come to love about new-age Volvos in a smaller size
Volvo has made something nicely distinctive here. It'd be impressive even if they'd been practicing for years
The V60 is a sensible, safe Volvo, just as you’d expect. The estate car of choice if comfort means more to you than handling
A likeable Swiss Army knife. A bit bland but will shrug off anything thrown at it.
Not as refined as a Freelander, but a hard-working, honest car that will never let you down
Great-looking, great to drive new Volvo should be a fine car to own.
Goes in a different direction to the German alternatives, with convincing success.
A safe way to move a family around in style.
A car that returns to trade on past glories. The game's moved on, Subaru.
As green as cars get these days, the V60 Plug-in has the best of both worlds – pace and economy.
Great chassis, great interior but so-so powertrain – the Subaru Impreza remains an oddball
A safe, sensible, comfortable saloon. Not a patch on the latest BMW 3-Series, though.
The Subaru XV can manage more than many of its competitors off-road, but it's let down by its engine and gearbox