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2012 rating

Cars are subjected to the following tests: as 2011 with nominal updates to test and assessment protocols.

Thresholds are significantly raised from 2011 levels in the area of Pedestrian Protection. Additionally, cars must have a higher overall score than in 2011 to get to four and five stars.

Star ratings from 2012 are more demanding than those from previous years, due to more stringent Pedestrian Protection requiements, and should not be directly compared.

 

Volvo logotype Volvo V40 Total rating: 5 pts
 
 
Volvo logotype Volvo V60 Total rating: 5 pts
 
 
Volvo logotype Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid Total rating: 5 pts
 
 
 
2009 rating

Cars are subjected to the following tests: Frontal Off-set Deformable Barrier test; Mobile Deformable Barrier Test; Side Pole Test (if equipped with head protection system); Whiplash Seat Tests; Pedestrian Subsystem tests; Seat Belt Reminder and Speed Limitation Device functionality tests (where applicable).

First year of the new rating scheme, where scores for Adult Occupant Protection, Child Occupant Protection and Pedestrian Protection are combined with a new area of assessment – Safety Assist – into a single, overall rating. Due to the new rating scheme, star ratings from 2009 onwards are not comparable with ratings from previous years.

 

Volvo logotype Volvo V70 Total rating: 5 pts
 
Volvo logotype Volvo C30 Total rating: 5 pts
 
Volvo logotype Volvo XC60 Total rating: 5 pts
 
 


Pre 2009 rating

Make and model Adult Child PedestrianCompare
Volvo logotype Volvo C30 (2007)
*****
****
*
Volvo logotype Volvo S40 (2004)
*****
****
**
Volvo logotype Volvo S40 (1997)
****
**
Volvo logotype Volvo S60 (2001)
****
**
Volvo logotype Volvo S70 (1998)
****
**
Volvo logotype Volvo S80 (2000)
****
**
Volvo logotype Volvo V70 (2007)
*****
****
**
Volvo logotype Volvo XC60 (2008)
*****
****
**
Volvo logotype Volvo XC90 (2003)
*****
**

 
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