Superb family all-rounder will politely give rivals a bloody nose.
A properly desirable Volvo wagon - finally a decent alternative to the Germans.
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
Great-looking, great to drive new Volvo should be a fine car to own.
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
A safe way to move a family around in style.
Goes in a different direction to the German alternatives, with convincing success.
Volvo has made something nicely distinctive here. It'd be impressive even if they'd been practicing for years
Everything we've come to love about new-age Volvos in a smaller size
As green as cars get these days, the V60 Plug-in has the best of both worlds – pace and economy.
A car that returns to trade on past glories. The game's moved on, Subaru.
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