Awards

Awards
Year
Countries
Model
Categories
Award Awarded By Year Country Model Category
2011 International Sedan of the Year Named "Most Dependable" ICOTY Jury 2011 Canada S60
Best SUV over $40,000 - Australia Drive Car of the Year Awards 2009 Australia XC60
2010 Compact Utility of the Year - XC60 Auto123.com 2009 Canada XC60 Other Achievements
Asian Auto-Mudah.my Fuel Efficiency Awards 2009 for Luxury SUV’s Asian Auto-Mudah.my 2009 Malaysia XC90 Environment
Sectoral Excellence in Automobile Safety (India) Amity Leadership Award - 2009 2009 India Safety
Environmental Leader in Luxury Car Segment (India) Today's Traveller Diamond Award - 2009 2009 India Environment
4x4 SUV of the year 2009, Belgium 4x4 Plus Magazine 2009 Belgium XC60
Best Car Safety Device (for Volvo City Safety) new BusinessCar Techies awards 2009 UK Safety
XC60 "Lady Car 2009" and "Baby Car 2009" Jury at the Autosalon in Brno 2009 Czech Republic XC60 Safety
Good Design awards Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE) & Korea Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP) 2009 Korea XC60 Design
Green Car of the Year 2009 What Car? (UK magazine), Green Car Awards 2009 UK S40 Environment
"Most beautiful concept car" Auto Bild magazine, (200,000 readers from 27 European countries voted) 2009 Germany Concepts
MOST INNOVATIVE - 2010 VOLVO XC60 Writer’s Choice Awards 2009 - Texas Auto Writers Association 2009 USA XC60 Design, Other Achievements
Best Safety Choice CZ Award "large off-road 4x4" Centro Zaragoza 2009 Spain XC90 Safety
Best Safety Choice CZ Award "small off-road 4x4" Centro Zaragoza 2009 Spain XC60 Safety
2009 Large Crossover - New Zealand New Zealand Automobile Association - The XC60 D5 was awarded the 2009 large crossover award as part of the New Zealand Automobile Association's annual Motoring Excellence Awards. 2009 New Zealand XC60
SAFETY & TECHNOLOGY Autocar Magazine, Greece 2009 Greece Safety
Innovation and Technology Auto Hoje 2009 Portugal XC60 Safety
Paul Pietsch Award 2009 - for City Safety, Germany (standard in XC60) Paul Pietsch Award 2009 Germany XC60 Safety
High Safety Standards Auto Illustrierte, readers survey. Volvo for the 9th time in a row no 1 brand when it comes to "High Safety Standards" 2009 Switzerland Safety
SUV of the Year, XC60 UK What Car? Magazine 2009 UK XC60
"Golden Klaxon", the best compact crossover in Russia Automotive magazine "Klaxon" 2009 Russia XC60
FuturAuto 2009 UJBA (Belgian Union of Motorcar Journalists) 2009 Belgium XC60 Safety
Car of the Year Award category SUVs and Cross-Overs The Straits Times Newspaper 2009 Singapore XC60
"Innovation for Safety" French monthly car magazine "L'Automobile Magazine" 2008 France XC60 Safety
Media's Choice, Best Safety features Auto Focus People's Choice Award 2008 Philippines XC90 Safety
Auto Trophy 2008 Auto Zeitung 2008 Germany XC60
Irish SUV Crossover of the Year 2009 Irish Motoring Writers Association 2008 Ireland XC60
Car of the year 2008 - Good Design Award New Straits Times 2008 Malaysia C30 Design
Car of the Year - Luxury Cross Over & Wagon 4WD Car Awards Group of Motoring Journalists 2008 Philippines XC70 Quality
auto revue Award readers of auto revue, the biggest monthly car magazine in Austria 2008 Austria XC60
Best Purchase 2008 Quatro Rodas magazine 2008 Brazil C30
Three "Ideal" Category Wins AutoPacific 2008 USA S40, C30, C70
Winner of Technology category for City Safety Fleet World Honours Awards 2008 2008 UK Safety
Winner of Power Of Aluminium Awards, Transport and Automotive, (XC70/V70 Loadrail) Power of Aluminium 2008 UK Other Achievements
Best Cross Over "Car of the Year in Russia" Contest 2008 Russia XC70
Best Luxury SUV Bangkok International Motor Show in BITEC Bangna 2008 Thailand XC90
Best Advanced Technology Bangkok International Motor Show in BITEC Bangna 2008 Thailand S80
"Traffic Safety Achievement Award" for City Safety Department of Transportation and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in New York 2008 USA Safety
Best 4-seater convertible, luxury class Best US News ranking of new cars 2008 USA C70
Best car in category "Vans and Estate Cars" Auto Bild 2008 Germany V70
Highest Lower Midsize Cars Import Ranking Auto Motor und Sport 2008 Germany C30
Towcar Awards What Car? and The Camping & Caravanning Club 2008 UK V70
Best Family Car - Auto Leader 2007 Motor Weekly and Auto Motor Monthly 2008 Poland V70
Turkey's most popular car in the upper medium segment Hürriyet newspaper 2008 Turkey S40
Winter Car of the Year Tekniikan Maailma 2008 Finland V70
Best Luxury Sedan Autoshow TV and the motoring magazine Ranking 2008 Mexico S80
Car of the Year for Best Safety Technology Indian TV channel NDTV 2008 India XC90
XC90 - "Car of the Year for Best Safety Technology" Indian TV channel NDTV 2008 India XC90 Safety
Car of the Year - Import Category J-Motors Network 2008 Korea C30
"Hjulklappen" (Christmas Gift-Tyre) for the Driver Alert Control Motormännens Riksförbund 2007 Sweden Safety
AUTOMOBILE Magazine All-Star AUTOMOBILE Magazine 2007 USA C30
Volvo Car UK won in the class “Corporate Social Responsibility” Henley Management College 2007 UK Other Achievements
Executive Saloon of the Year 2007 Car ME Awards 2007 UAE S80
Best Design - Production Cars Auto Design & Styling Magazine 2007 Czech Republic C30
Safety Innovation Award NST/Maybank Car of the Year Awards 2007 Malaysia S80
"Standard Insurance" Best Safety Package "Car of the Year" Awards 2007 Philippines S80
"Concept One" Sexiest Car "Car of the Year" Awards 2007 Philippines C30
Executive Car of the Year Category "Car of the Year" Awards 2007 Philippines S60
Luxury Car of the Year Category "Car of the Year" Awards 2007 Philippines S80
Luxury Sub Compact Category "Car of the Year" Awards 2007 Philippines C30
Car of the Year "Car of the Year" Awards 2007 Philippines C30
2008 Best New Small Car Autobytel 2007 USA C30
"Best of What's New" Award for Innovative Child Booster Cushion System Popular Science Magazine 2007 USA Safety
"Best in Class in the Executive segment" at the Belgian election of Lease Car of the year, organised by ING Car Lease ING Car Lease 2007 Belgium V70
Volvo C30 (Compact Class) was voted no.1 for the "autonis Car Design Award 2007" among the readers of "auto motor und sport" magazine. "auto motor und sport" magazine. 2007 Germany C30
Car of the Year in Galicia Vigo Motor Show 2007 Spain C30
Car of the Year 2006 in the region Castilla-La Macha Tribuna de Ciudad Real 2007 Spain C30
Volvo Car Corporation - Best Practice Leaders for Global Supply Chain Fulfillment Carlisle & Company 2007 USA Quality
Innovation Award for the unique Personal Car Communicator (PCC) The ‘British Insurance Car Security Awards’ (BICSA) 2007 UK Safety
"Chefkombi 2007" in the import category "handwerk magazin" 2007 Germany V70
"Autoflotte Award 2007" in the import category SUV "Autoflotte", magazine for fleet business 2007 Germany XC90
"Autoflotte Award 2007" in the import category Upper Mid Class "Autoflotte", magazine for fleet business 2007 Germany V70
"Firmenauto des Jahres 2007" in the import category SUV. "Firmenauto", magazine for fleet business, and DEKRA, service provider in the car business. 2007 Germany XC90
"Firmenauto des Jahres 2007" in the import category Upper Mid Class. "Firmenauto", magazine for fleet business, and DEKRA, service provider in the car business. 2007 Germany S80
First prize in the Automotive Manufacturer category for the Innovative Child Booster Cushion System World Traffic Safety Symposium 2007 USA Safety
Best car in compact category "Best Cars 2007" Auto Motor & Sport magazine 2007 Norway C30
Car of the Year for 2007 AutoMundo 2007 USA S80
International "red dot design award", category product design. "Design-Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen" 2007 Germany C30
Auto1 award in Geneva "best new car in the saloon/estate category in the upper middleclass" Auto Bild Austria 2007 Austria S80
Fleetcar of The Year Car magazine "Firmenwagen" (Company Car), March 2007 2007 Austria S80
Volvo Cars of Canada Ltd – Clé d'or (Golden Key) for Best intermediate-size SUV L'Annuel de l'automobile 2007 2007 Canada XC90
Volvo Cars – Best brand in Safety Category Auto-Illustrierte readers poll 2007 Switzerland Safety
3rd place Award in Subcompact category Auto-Illustrierte readers poll 2007 Switzerland C30
Best import car in subcompact category "Besten Autos 2007" auto, motor & sport magazine 2007 Germany C30
S80 - Best car in business class, Golden Klaxon Klaxon Magazine 2007 Russia S80
Best Power and Best Safety Car of 2007 Sina.com news portal 2007 China S40
Car of the Year & Best Luxury Car Motoring Excellence Awards N.Z. Automobile Association 2007 New Zealand S80
Best Medium/Large Cat Cat. Motoring Excellence Awards N.Z. Automobile Association 2007 New Zealand V50
Mudfest Best in Class (over $45K) Northwest Automotive Press Association 2007 USA XC90
Mudfest Best in Class ($35-45K) Northwest Automotive Press Association 2007 USA XC70
Best SUV Northwest Automotive Press Association 2007 USA XC90
Innovative Two-Stage Booster Seat World Traffic Symposium Award 2007 USA Safety
Best of What's New (Two-Stage Booster Seat) Popular Science Magazine 2007 USA Safety
Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year (Luxury Off-Road) Active.com 2007 USA XC70
Mudfest Champion - SUV of the Year Northwest Automotive Press Association 2007 USA XC70
Interior of the Year (Premium-priced cars over $30,000) Ward's Automotive 2007 USA S80
Car of the Year Automundo Magazine 2007 USA S80
Most Spirited for 2007 American Woman Road & Travel 2007 USA C30
2008 All-Star Automobile Magazine 2007 USA C30
Best New Entry on the Market Russian Car of the Year Awards 2007 Russia S80
Play Car of the Year Cars.com 2007 USA C70
"Auto Bild Design Award " (small and compact-size cars” class) Auto Bild magazine 2006 Germany
Das Goldene Lenkrad 'Goldener Lenkrad' "Bild am Sonntag" paper 2006 Germany S40
Andrée Prize Swedish Patent & Registration Office 2006 Sweden YCC Concepts
Ingrid Skogsmo – Woman of the Year Award Automotive News Europe Magazine 2006 Germany Other Achievements
Volvo Cars Ghent – Flemish HR Ambassador, D.E.N.K. HR Consulting comp. 2006 Belgium Other Achievements
Best imported SUV Auto Trophy of Auto Zeitung 2006 Germany XC90
Best Premium SUV The News Straits Times/MasterCard Car of the Year Awards 2006 2006 Malaysia XC90
Volvo Multifuel, S40 1.6D, V50 FlexiFuel, S60 Bi-Fuel; 16 gold medals,11 silver, 1 bronze for environmental achievement Michelin Bibendum Challenge for environmental vehicles 2006 France Environment
Best EU Import SEMA Motor show, Las Vegas 2006 USA C30
Best design Auto Bild Magazine 2006 Germany C30
Best compact Auto Trophy of Auto Zeitung 2006 Germany C30
„Goldenes Lenkrad” (Golden Steering wheel) „Bild am Sonntag” paper 2006 Germany C30
Volvo Cars – Autocar Safety Award for BLIS Autocar magazine 2006 UK Safety
Award of Excellence for Safety Feature, Built in child seat, Drive Car of the Year Award Sydney Morning Herald 2006 Australia Safety
Most Secure in Convertible Category British Insurance Car Security Awards 2006 UK C70
Award of Excellence for Safety Feature, Built in child seat, Drive Car of the Year Award Sydney Morning Herald 2006 2006 Australia XC70
V50 D5 – Tow Car of the Year Award British Caravan Club 2006 UK V50
S80 – Best lease car of the Year 2006 ING Car Lease 2006 Belgium S80
S80 – Best sedan car award Readers' poll, "Autorevue" magazine 2006 Austria S80
World's most beautiful car L'Automobile più Bella del Mondo (Automobilia) 2006 Italy C30
Luxury Crossover Utility Vehicle Texas Auto Writers Association 2006 USA XC90
Mudfest Best in Class (over $45K) Northwest Automotive Press Association 2006 USA XC90
Mudfest Best in Class ($35-45K) Northwest Automotive Press Association 2006 USA XC70
Mudfest Champion Northwest Automotive Press Association 2006 USA XC90
World's most beautiful car (midsize) L'Automobile più Bella del Mondo (Automobilia) 2006 Italy S80
Station wagon of the Year Revista Carro Car of the Year Awards 2006 Brazil V50
Tow Car of the Year British Caravan Club 2006 UK V50
Best Premium Family Car The New Straits Times-Master Card Car of the Year Awards 2006 Malaysia V50
Best Fun Car of the Rockies Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP) 2006 USA C70 Coupe
Most Innovative Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) 2006 USA C70 Coupe
Best Sounding Car Audio Stock System Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2006 USA C70 Coupe
Best import midsize sedan Autoflotte Award 2005 2005 Germany S40
Station wagon of the Year Revista Carro Car of the Year Awards 2005 Brazil V50
Best import midsize sedan Autoflotte 2005 Germany V50
The Environmental Prize for 2005 The reasons behind the decision are the 3CC, the V8 in the XC90 and the company’s total commitment to environmental work The Italian automotive magazine Quattroruote 2005 Italy Environment
Torsten & Wanja Söderbergs Pris, Design Award The Söderberg Foundation 2005 Sweden YCC Concepts
Women of the Year Award Automotive News Europe 2005 Germany YCC Concepts
Most Attractive Concept Car Auto World Column (Shanghai Oriental TV) 2005 China YCC Concepts
Top Car from $30,000-35,000 AAA Top Cars 2005 USA S80
Best import car in upper middleclass Flottenaward by Autoflotte 2005 Germany V70
Best Premium SUV The News Straits Times/MasterCard Car of the Year Awards 2005 2005 Malaysia XC90
Clé d'or (Golden Key) for Best intermediate-size SUV under $60,000 L'Annuel de l'automobile 2005 Canada XC90
Top SUV over $30,000 AAA Top Cars 2005 USA XC90
Best import Offroad/SUV Autoflotte 2005 Germany XC90
Best SUV in Germany Auto Trophy, More than 90,000 readers of motoring magazine Auto Zeitung, which has a circulation of 220,000, participated in the vote 2005 Germany XC90
Best Premium Family Car The News Straits Times MasterCard Car of the Year Awards 2005 2005 Malaysia S40
Car of the Year/Midsize sedan Autocar ASEAN Car of the Year Awards 2005 Malaysia S40
Volvo S40 2.4i Car of the Year 2005 South African Guild of Motoring Journalists WesBank 2005 South Africa S40
Volvo Car Corporation- Safety category award Revista Carro Car of the Year Awards (magazine) 2005 Brazil Safety
Best Safety Features in Europe Frost & Sullivan Customer Choice Award for Brand Offering Best Safety Features in Europe 2005 USA Safety
V50 T5 – Best Premium Family The News Straits Times - MasterCard Car of the Year Awards 2005 2005 Malaysia V50
Mudfest Best in Class ($35-45K) Northwest Automotive Press Association 2005 USA XC70
Best Overall Vehivle of the Rockies and Best Colorado Lifestyle SUV of the Rockies Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Organisation 2005 USA XC70
Best Safety Features in Europé - World leading commitment and philosophy to vehicle safety Association Of Industrial Road Safety Officers 2005 UK Safety
CEO Choice Award Frost & Sullivan 2005 USA Safety
Best New Sport Compact - Canadian Car of the Year Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) 2005 Canada S40
Finalist World Car of the Year 2005 USA S40
AAA Top Car ($30-35K) Automobile Association of America (AAA) 2005 USA S80
Mudfest Winner ($35-45K) Northwest Automotive Press Assoc 2005 USA XC70
Best Colorado Lifestyle SUV of the Rockies Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP) 2005 USA XC70
Best in Class-All Weather Wagon (>$30K) New England Motor Press Association 2005 USA XC70
Best In Class, Wagons Kiplinger's Personal Finance 2005 USA XC70
Top SUV (>$30K) Automobile Association of America (AAA) 2005 USA XC90
Best Resale Value-Top 10 Kelley Blue Book 2005 USA XC90
Safety – SUV Crossover Kiplinger's Personal Finance 2005 USA XC90
Vehicle Satisfaction-Luxury SUV AutoPacific, Inc. 2005 USA XC90
Luxury Crossover of Texas Texas Auto Writers Association 2005 USA XC90
Mudfest Champion Northwest Automotive Press Assoc 2005 USA XC90
S60 PZEV (US spec) – Gold medals for best acceleration and emission levels for environmental vehicles Michelin Bibendum Challenge 2004 China S60
'Best Manufacturer' Awarded to Volvo Car Corporation The 'British Insurance Car Security Awards' (BICSA) 2004 UK Safety
The Safest Car, (Auto Mall Awards). Auto China, Awarded to Volvo Car Corporation at the Beijing Motor Show 2004 China Safety
Most Personalized Car Auto Mall Awards/Auto China 2004 China Other Achievements
S80 AWD - Best Sedan in Class over $30,000 New England Motor Press Association 2004 USA S80
S80 T6 - Gold medals for best acceleration, brakes and emission levels for environmental vehicles Michelin Bibendum Challenge 2004 China S80
Best Luxury Cross-Over SUV Smart Money Magazine 2004 USA XC90
Best SUV in Class over $30,000 New England Motor Press Ass 2004 USA XC90
Best Luxury SUV of the Rockies Rocky Mountain Automot. Press 2004 USA XC90
XC90 2.5T Car of the Year Standard SUV category Grand Prix Group (organizer of Bangkok Motor Show) 2004 Thailand XC90
4x4 Award Saudi Auto Pan Arabic Mag 2004 Saudi Arabia XC90
Best Large SUV of the Year 2003/2004 Autocar Mag (ASEAN edition) 2004 Malaysia XC90
4X4/SUV Award Auto Express Car Honours 2004 UK XC90
El Mejor Auto de Año "Car of the Year Award" Automundo Magazine (US Hispanic) 2004 USA S40
Compact Car Executive Auto Express New Car Honours 2004 UK S40
Best Buy Vybor Za Vamy/Avtomobily Magazine 2004 Russia S40
"Turkey's most liked car" Medium size segment Hürriyet (Turkey's largest daily) Readers' poll (Internet based) 2004 Turkey S40
L'Automobile più Bella del Mondo "The Most Beautiful Car in the World" Automobilia (An organization and a magazine) 2004 Italy V50
Lease car of the year 2005/Overall best choice ING Car Lease 2004 Belgium V50
Best Car Middle Class Auto Revue Readers' poll 2004 Austria V50
3CC Concept Car, S80T6 & S60 PZEV. Ten gold medals for env. Achievement for environmental vehicles Michelin Bibendum Challenge 2004 China 3CC Concepts
XC90 T6 Car of the Year Luxury SUV category Grand Prix Group (organizer of the Bangkok Motor Show) 2004 Thailand XC90
SUV of the Year Wheels & Gear Pan Arabic Mag. 2004 Middle East XC90
Volvo 3CC concept car, S80T6 & S60 PZEV. Ten gold medals for env. Achievement for environmental vehicles Michelin Bibendum Challenge 2004 China Other Achievements
Volvo V50 - Goldenes Lenkrad 2004 (the Golden Steering-wheel) the estate class “Readers category”, publication: Bild am Sonntag 2004 Germany V50
SUV of Texas Texas Auto Writers Association 2004 USA XC90
Mudfest SUV of the Year Northwest Automotive Press Association 2004 USA XC90
Mudfest Best in Class Northwest Automotive Press Association 2004 USA XC90
Best in Class Texas Auto Writers Association 2004 USA XC90
Best imported SUV Auto Trophy of Auto Zeitung 2004 Germany XC90
Softroader of the Year 4x4 Magazine 2004 Belgium XC90
Best Design in Show New York Daily News 2004 USA YCC Concepts
Women of the Year Award Damernas Värld fashion magazine 2004 Sweden YCC Concepts
Car of the Year Automundo Magazine 2004 USA S40
SUV of the Year Newsweek Magazine 2004 USA XC90
Best Luxury Crossover SUV SmartMoney Magazine 2004 USA XC90
Mudfest Champion Northwest Automotive Press Assoc 2004 USA XC90
Crossover SUV (>$35K) Texas Auto Writers Association 2004 USA XC90
Best Sports Utility Vehicle AAA/PARENTS Magazine 2004 USA XC90
Best Family Vehicle of the Rockies Rocky Mountain Automotive Press 2004 USA XC90
Best in Class Sport Utility Vehicle Over $35,000 N.E.M.P.A. (Northeast Motor Press Association) 2004 USA XC90
Winter Vehicle Award - Best in Class All Weather Sedan Over $30,000 N.E.M.P.A. (Northeast Motor Press Association) 2004 USA S80
Design Award Salon du 4x4 de Val d'Isère 2003 USA XC90
Volvo Bi-Fuel Cars - Miljöbästa bil 2003 Gröna Bilister "Green Motorists" 2003 Sweden Environment
Volvo Bi-Fuel CNG - Best imported alternative fuel Flottenaward by Autoflotte 2003 Germany Environment
"The Golden Sparkplug" The Swedish Automobile Association (M) 2003 Sweden YCC Concepts
"My most admirable luxury car" www.sina.com, Netizens poll 2003 China S80
S60 AWD - Best All-weather sedan $30,000+ New England Press Ass. 2003 USA S60
S60 R - Car of the Year European Car Magazine 2003 USA R
S60 R - Europe Car Grand Prix winner European Car Magazine 2003 USA R
Best All-weather wagon New England Press Ass. 2003 USA XC70
Best All-Wheel Drive Wagon Smart Money Magazine 2003 USA XC70
Estate Car Auto Express Used Car Honours 2003 UK V70
Best import car in upper middleclass Flottenaward by Autoflotte 2003 Germany V70
SUV of the Year Award and Mudfest Champion North West Automotive Press Association 2003 USA XC90
Best new SUV Kiplingers Personal Finance 2003 USA XC90
Auto Spies 2003 SUV of the Year, Editors Award, and Peoples Choice Autospies.com (web site) 2003 USA XC90
SUV of the Year - "Golden Caliper" Motor Trend magazine 2003 USA XC90
Traffic Safety Achievement Award (Thanks to the RSC-system) World Traffic Safety Symposium 2003 USA XC90
RSC (Roll Stability Control) World Traffic Safety Award World Traffic Safety Symposium 2003 USA XC90
Best in Class/Most Versatile American Woman Road&Travel 2003 USA XC90
Urban Truck of the Year African Americans On Wheels 2003 USA XC90
Truck of Texas (Texas Truck Rodeo) Texas Auto Writers Association 2003 USA XC90
Truck of the Year in North America Car of the Year Jury 2003 USA XC90
Best Egineered Vehicle Automotive Engineering Int 2003 USA XC90
Best of the Best - Car of the Year Automondo (Spa. language) magazine 2003 USA XC90
Best Winter Vehicle New England Press Ass. 2003 USA XC90
Best Family Vehicle of the Rockies Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Organisation 2003 USA XC90
Car of the Year, SUV of the Year Singapore Straits Times 2003 Singapore XC90
4x4 of the year 2004 Arabian Man/Arabian Woman magazine 2003 Saudi Arabia XC90
Car of the Year New Straits Times (Daily newspaper) 2003 Malaysia XC90
Premium SUV of the Year New Straits Times (Daily newspaper) 2003 Malaysia XC90
Best Vehicle in SUV Class, "Golden Klaxon" Klaxon magazine 2003 Russia XC90
The family car Nök Lapja ladies weekly magazine 2003 Hungary XC90
Innovation price for ROPS Auto Bild alles Allrad 2003 Germany XC90
Best Design Readers of Auto Strassenverkehr and mot 2003 Germany XC90
Best imported SUV Auto Trophy of Auto Zeitung 2003 Germany XC90
Best Vehicle in Middle Class "Golden Klaxon" Klaxon Magazine 2003 Russia S40
Best SUV (Scottish Car of the Year) Association of Scottish Motoring Writers 2003 UK XC90
Design Award Salon du 4x4 de Val d'Isère 2003 France XC90
Mudfest SUV of the Year Northwest Automotive Press Association 2003 USA XC90
Mudfest Best in Class Northwest Automotive Press Association 2003 USA XC90
Best Executive Car Auto Express Used Car Honours 2003 UK S80
Bi-Fiel / Best Environmental Car in Large Category Gröna Bilister "Green Motorists" 2003 Sweden S80
Europe Car Grand Prix Winner European Car Magazine 2003 USA S60
Car of the Year European Car Magazine 2003 USA S60
Peter Horbury - Special Award Auto Express Used Car Honours 2003 UK Other Achievements
Best Station Wagon AAA/PARENTS Magazine 2003 USA V70
All-Weather Sedan >$30K New England Motor Press Assoc 2003 USA S60
All-Weather Wagon >$30K New England Motor Press Assoc 2003 USA XC70
Best All-Wheel Drive Wagon SmartMoney Magazine 2003 USA XC70
Scottish Car of the Year Awards Association of Scottish Motoring Writers 2003 UK XC90
Best 4X4 Off-Roader Auto Express Magazine 2003 UK XC90
Car of the Year Auto Express Magazine 2003 UK XC90
SUV of Texas™ Texas Auto Writers Association 2003 USA XC90
Top Scorer 2003 TQI Strategic Vision 2003 USA XC90
Design Prize Ass. of Swedish Engineering Industries, Svensk Form & Foundation of Swedish Industrial Design 2003 Sweden XC90
Best 4X4 of 2003/ Top Gear Car of the Year 2003 Awards Top Gear Magazine 2003 UK XC90
Best 4X4 Car of the Year Award What Car? Magazine 2003 UK XC90
Pyramid Award for Safety Innovation (ROPS) Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) 2003 Canada XC90
Official Winter Vehicle of New England New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) 2003 USA XC90
El Mejor Auto del Ano 2003 ("Car of the Year") Automundo Magazine 2003 USA XC90
Best Engineered Vehicle of 2003 Automotive Engineering International 2003 USA XC90
North American Truck of the Year North American Truck of the Year 2003 USA XC90
Urban Truck of the Year African Americans On Wheels 2003 USA XC90
Versatility Segment - Car of the Year American Woman Road and Travel 2003 USA XC90
Volvo S80/S60 D5 press test drive in Chantilly – Best European journalist launch in 2001 Triquetra Communications 2002 Belgium Other Achievements
Peter Horbury - Best Head of Design in Europe Automotive News Europe Eurostars 2002 UK Other Achievements
"No 1 – Cars that can save your life survey" (IIHS, DOT crash tests) Better Homes and Gardens Magazine 2002 USA S80
Executive Car Auto Express Used Car Honours 2002 UK S80
S60 AWD – Best In Class All Weather Sedan" NEMPA - New England Motor Press Association 2002 USA S60
Compact Executive Car Auto Express Used Car Honours 2002 UK S60
S60 D5- Best Executive Diesel Auto Express New Car Honours 2002 UK S60
Best Estate Car Auto Express Used Car Honours 2002 UK V70
Best Used Estate Car, Used Car of the Year Used Car Magazine 2002 UK V70
"SUV of the Year" The Sun 2002 UK XC90
4x4/SUV Award and Safety Award Institute of Vehicle Engineers Motor Show 2002 Germany XC90
Car of the Year Aberdeen Press & Journal 2002 UK XC90
Best Safety Equipment, Middle east Car of the Year Awards Pan Arab car magazine, Wheels & Gears and Automobile 2002 Middle East S60
Best in Class/Most Versatile American Woman Road&Travel 2002 USA XC90
VCC “Manufacturer of the Year” Green Fleet magazine Awards 2002 UK Other Achievements
"Safest Car" Better Homes & Gardens 2002 USA S80
EuroCarBody Award - Third Place for Design - One of the mose prestigious awards in Europe for body design Automotive Circle International 2002 Germany XC90
Truck of Texas™ Texas Auto Writers Association 2002 USA XC90
2003 Off Route Car of the Year Car & Driver magazine 2002 Spain XC90
The World's Most Stylish multifunctional vehicle, SUV category L'Automobile più Bella del Automobilia 2002 Italy XC90
4x4/SUV Award and Safety Award Institute of Vehicle Engineers Motor Show Design Awards 2002 UK XC90
Most important (foreign) novelty on the German market, Auto Trophy Auto Zeitung mag. 2002 Germany XC90
Best New Sport Utility Vehicle over $45,000 (Canadian Dollars) Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) 2002 Canada XC90
SUV of the Year Award and Muddfest Champion North West Automotive Press Association 2002 USA XC90
SUV of the Year Guide L'Auto 2002 Canada XC90
Traffic Safety Achievement Award 2002 (for the RSC system) World Traffic Safety Symposium 2002 USA XC90
"Best New Large SUV" Kiplinger's Personal Finance 2002 USA XC90
2003 SUV of the Year AutoSpies.com 2002 USA XC90
"Best SUV" and "Best Safety" British International Motor Show 2002 UK XC90
2003 "SUV of the Year" Motor Trend 2002 USA XC90
2002 Vehicle Satisfaction Score AutoPacific, Inc. 2002 USA XC70
Concept Car of the Year, Awarded to the SCC (Safety Concept Car) Automotive News 2002 USA SCC Concepts
Volvo V70 - Estate Car of the Year What Car? Magazine 2002 UK V70
Geert Bryuneel – Quality Manager of the Year Ghent plant Flemish Centre for Quality Care 2001 Belgium Quality
Total Value Award (Near Luxury Car Category) Strategic Vision 2001 USA S60
The Vehicle Driver and Passenger Safety Award to VCC for the SCC (Safety Concept Car) The Prince Michael Road Safety Awards 2001 UK Safety
Volvo Car Corporation - Award for best sponsorship (British Youth Sailing) Hollis Sports Sponsorship Award 2001 2001 UK Other Achievements
Ghent Plant - PAG Customer Satisfaction Award Premier Automotive Group 2001 Belgium Other Achievements
Geert Bryuneel - Quality Manager of the Year Ghent plant Flemish Centre for Quality Care, VCK 2001 Belgium Other Achievements
Safety Concept Car (SCC) Autocar Award Design Award Autocar magazine 2001 UK Other Achievements
Volvo Italia SpA - Best Italian dealer network 2001 InterAutoNews magazine 2001 Italy Other Achievements
Best Estate Car & Car of the Year AOL 2001 UK V70, S70
Best Estate Car Fleet Excellence 2001 UK V70, S70
Volvo V70 - Estate Car of the Year What Car? Magazine 2001 UK V70
Volvo V70 - Best Estate Car New Car Honours 2001 Autoexpress Magazine 2001 UK V70
Most sporty car 2001-09-17 Lithuanian journalists 2001 Lithuania S60
Executive Car 2001 "Veslo Zinios" Business mag. 2001 Lithuania S60
Car of the Nation - most desirable new car People's choice through phone/e-mail 2001 Lithuania S60
Car of the Year - Medium segment Tehnika-Maailm magazine 2001 Estonia S60
Best Lease Car of the Year (executive segment) ING Car Lease 2001 Netherlands S60
Tow Car of the Year - overall and best in class ANBW (Dutch Road Assistance Association) 2001 Netherlands S60
"Utmärkt Svensk Form" - Excellent Swedish Design The Swedish Society of Crafts & Design 2001 Sweden S60
"Sporty Car of the Year" 4 Ruedas magazine (4 wheels) 2001 Mexico S60
One of the 5 Safest Cars of All-Time insure.com 2001 USA S80
Hybrid SUV of the Year Texas Auto Writers Association 2001 USA XC70
Best Automotive Website: Volvo Safety Concept Car site Ad:Tech Internet Convention 2001 USA Other Achievements
Best Consumer Website: Volvo Safety Concept Car site Ad:Tech Internet Convention 2001 USA Other Achievements
Best Online Campaign: ReVolvolutionary launch of the S60 on AOL Adweek 2001 USA Other Achievements
Best New Sports Coupé/Sedan AJAC (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada) 2001 Canada S60
Best New Family Car AJAC (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada) 2001 Canada S40
Best New Station Wagon AJAC (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada) 2001 Canada V40
Award to VCC for pioneering the three-way catalyst 25 years ago. MECA – Manufacturers of Emission Control Association 2000 USA Environment
TPM Award for World Class Achievement – Volvo Cars Engine Skövde Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance 2000 Japan Quality
The Vehicle Driver and Passenger Safety Award to Volvo Car Safety Centre The Prince Michael Road Safety Awards 2000 UK Safety
Environmental Award British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association 2000 UK Environment
Award to VCC for pioneering the three-way catalyst MECA 25 years ago Manufacturers of Emission Control Ass 2000 USA Environment
TPM Award for World Class Achievement - Volvo Cars Engine Skövde Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance 2000 Japan Other Achievements
Volvo Car Corporation - Leadership & Learning Company of the Year Leadership & Learning Exhibition 2000 Sweden Other Achievements
Volvo Car Corporation - Award for particular contribution to Odette International development(jointly with AB Volvo) Odette International (European Motor Industry Organisation) 2000 Europe Other Achievements
Volvo V40 - Best New Station Wagon AJAC (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada) 2000 Canada V40
Volvo S40 - Best New Family Car over $25,000 AJAC (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada) 2000 Canada S40
Best New Sports Coupe/Sedan over $30,000 AJAC (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada) 2000 Canada S60
Volvo S60 - L'Automobile più Bella del Mondo "The Most Beautiful Car in the World" In mid-range saloon category Automobila (an organization and magazine) 2000 Italy S60
Best Bet The Ultimate Car Book 2000 2000 USA C70 Coupe
Best Bet The Ultimate Car Book 2000 2000 USA S70
Best Bet The Ultimate Car Book 2000 2000 USA V70
Das Goldene Lenkrad 'Goldener Lenkrad' "Bild am Sonntag" paper 2000 Germany S60
Utmärkt Svensk Form – Excellent Swedish Design. The Swedish Society of Crafts & Design 2000 Sweden XC70
Best large family car in Sweden 2000 Auto, Motor & Sport magazine 2000 Sweden S80
Best business car in Imported Cars category “Firmenauto” magazine 2000 Germany S80
Maxol Car of the Year Awards – Executive Car Category (Volvo S80 T6) Ulster Motoring Writers Association 2000 UK S80
Environmental Prize – low-emissions large cars V70 2.4 140hp “Teknikens värld” magazine 2000 Sweden V70
Auto-Trophy 2000: “Most Important New Foreign Car'' Auto Zeitung 2000 Germany V70, S70
Estate Car of the Year What Car? magazine 2000 UK V70
Golden Tachometer Car of the Year Award, (convertible category) The Auto Channel 1999 USA C70 Coupe
Volvo S80 – Maxium score side impact protection for front and rear passenger. 5 of 5 possible stars US SINCAP, NHTSA 1999 USA Safety
Drivers’ Choice Awards, Best Luxury Car Motorweek magazine 1999 USA S80
Best Luxury Interior Inside Automotives International 1999 USA S80
Winner Total Quality Award (Luxury Car Segment) Strategic Vision 1999 USA S80
Vehicle Satisfaction Scores AutoPacific Inc 1999 USA S80
Ideal Consumer Vehicle (S80 T6) Auto Club of Southern California 1999 USA S80
US Best Overall Car-of-the-Year Auto Channel’s Golden Tacho-Meter Awards 1999 USA S80
TPM Award for World Class Achievement – Volvo Cars Engine Skövde Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance 1999 Japan Quality
European Quality Award (TQM) – Volvo Cars Ghent (category Operational Unit) European Foundation for Quality Management 1999 Belgium Quality
Wagon of the Year Auto Channel’s Golden Tacho-Meter Awards 1999 USA V70
Volvo S80 - Maxium score side impact protection for front and rear passenger 5 of 5 possible stars SINCAP, NHTSA 1999 USA Safety
New child safety programme Hilfe für das Verkehrsgeschädigte Kind (Help for children with traffic injuries), Germany 1999 Germany Safety
Environmental Award British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association 1999 UK Environment
European Award for Maintenance The Academy of European Maintenance Management 1999 Europe Other Achievements
TPM Award for World Class Achievement - Volvo Cars Ghent Japan Institute for Plant Maintenance 1999 Japan Other Achievements
European Quality Award (TQM) - Volvo Cars Ghent (category Operational Unit) European Foundation for Quality Management 1999 Belgium Other Achievements
Volvo 940/960 became the best import car in the upper midsize segment Auto Motor und Sport 1999 Germany 940, 960
The Golden Wheel for The Best Used Car of the Year (Large Class) Volvo 940 GL The Swedish Vehicle Inspection 1999 Sweden 940
"Car of the Year 1801-2000 cc Category" 1999 Thailand S40, V40
Volvo V40 - Best Family Car of the Year Cuattro Ruedas Magazine 1999 Mexico V40
Environmental award for lowest emissions in emission inspections for used cars (Large car class) The Swedish Vehicle Inspection 1999 Sweden 850
Volvo V70 XC - Gold Prize; 2nd for Sand Stone body colour JAFCA 1999 Japan V70
Volvo V70 AWD - Wagon of the Year Auto Channel's 1999 Golden TachoMeter Awards 1999 USA V70
Fashion Colour Prize, Auto Colour Award, given to Saffron Pearl body colour JAFCA 1999 Japan C70 Coupe
The Golden Tachometer Car of the Year Award (convertible category) The Auto Channel 1999 USA C70 Coupe
Car of the Year 1999 Tuulilasis motor magazine 1999 Finland S80
Company Car of the Year 1999 Voted by the readers of "PK Talousuutiset" (Economy News) 1999 Finland S80
1999 Drivers' Choice Awards Best Luxury Car Motorweek magazine 1999 USA S80
Best Luxury Interior Inside Automotives International 1999 USA S80
3rd place Test Car of the Year '98 Auto2 magazine + Magyar Hirlap daily 1999 Hungary S80
Environmental Prize for the very low emissions of the 140hp engine Teknikens Värld motor magazine 1999 Sweden S80
"Utmärkt Svensk Form" - Excellent Swedish Design Prize The Swedish Society of Crafts and Design 1999 Sweden S80
Award for the WHIPS ICBC 1999 Canada S80
John McMennell Award for the WHIPS system Physical Medicine Research Foundation 1999 Canada S80
1999 International Car Award - for best combination of technology, design, safety, environmental concern and value for money "Motor" magazine 1999 Italy S80
"Discount Insurance" Rating Insurance Service Office 1999 USA C70 Coupe
"Discount Insurance" Rating Insurance Service Office 1999 USA V70
"Discount Insurance" Rating Insurance Service Office 1999 USA S70
First Place - Over $30,000 category: Brand Strategic Vision 1999 USA Other Achievements
Best New Wagon Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine 1999 USA V40
Sixth Best Value Overall Strategic Vision 1999 USA S70
Third Best Value - Luxury Class Strategic Vision 1999 USA S80
Induction of Inventor Nils Bohlin: 3-point Safety Belt Automotive Hall of Fame 1999 USA Other Achievements
Highest Total Score in Total Value Index: Brand Strategic Vision 1999 USA Other Achievements
Safest in Class Money 1999 USA S70
Silver Award - Best Branding: www.volvocars.com @d:Tech 1999 1999 USA Other Achievements
Fourth Place among Automakers: www.volvocars.com LYCOS Overall Automotive Web Site Ranking 1999 USA Other Achievements
Best Overall Car-of-the-Year The Auto Channel's 1999 Golden Tachometer Award 1999 USA S80
Wagon of the Year The Auto Channel's Golden Tachometer Award 1999 USA XC70
Highest SINCAP rating (5 stars, 5 stars) National Highway Transportation Safety Association 1999 USA S80
Ideal Consumer Vehicle (S80 T60) Auto Club of Southern California 1999 USA S80
First Place: Brand J. D. Power Sales Satisfaction Study (SSI2) 1999 USA Other Achievements
1999 Vehicle Satisfaction Scores AutoPacific Inc 1999 USA S80
Top Score: Brand AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction 1999 USA Other Achievements
Best Contemporary Luxury High Car AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction 1999 USA S80
Winner 1999 Total Quality Award (Luxury Car Segement) Strategic Vision 1999 USA S80
Best in Class - Luxury Car Strategic Vision 1999 USA S80
$100 back to first-time buyers of S80: WHIPS Insurance Corporation of British Columbia 1999 USA Other Achievements
Highest Rating: Head Restraints Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 1999 USA Other Achievements
Volvo's car plant in Torslanda received ISO 14001 certificate Lloyd's Register 1998 Sweden Other Achievements
Flemish Quality Award Flemish Centre for Quality Care 1998 Belgium Quality
Best Environmental Report Belgian Auditor’s Association Award 1998 Belgium Environment
VCC Winner of “The best industrial environmental work award ” (Bästa Industriellt Miljöarbete), category Environment Communication. Swedish Better Environment Awards for Industry (SBEAFI) 1998 Sweden Environment
S70 Maximum score for side impact protection. 3 stars front and side impact rating EuroNCAP 1998 Europe Safety
VCC Safety Engineer, Ingrid Skogsmo, receives award for Safety Engingeering Excellence and Lennart Johansson receives a Special Award for appreciation NHTSA 1998 USA Safety
S70 Laboratory tests by NHTSA. Best of all cars ever tested NHTSA 1998 USA Safety
S70 Frontal star rating - 5 of 5 stars NCAP 1998 USA Safety
No 1 in near-luxury car class + best brand Strategic Vision 1998 USA S70
Irv Gordon's 1966 Volvo P1800 named "Highest Car Mileage record holder" The Guinness Book of Records 1998 USA Other Achievements
Volvo S70 - Maximum score side impact protection. Three stars front and side impact rating Euro NCAP 1998 USA Safety
The 1998 Vehicle Driver and Passenger Safety Award for IC in Volvo S80 The Prince Michael Safety Award 1998 UK Safety
Volvo S70 - Side star rating - 4 of 5 stars NCAP, New Car Assessment Program Laboratory Tests by NHTSA 1998 USA Safety
Volvo S70 - Frontal star rating - 5 of 5 stars. Best car of all tested. NCAP, New Car Assessment Program Laboratory Tests by NHTSA 1998 USA Safety
The award "Klok bil". ("Smart car"). The award was given to Volvo S80 for WHIPS Riksförbundet för trafik och polioskadade 1998 Sweden Safety
Safety award to Volvo S40 What Car 1998 UK Safety
Lennart Johansson received the Special Award for Appreciation NHTSA 1998 USA Safety
Ingrid Skogsmo received the award for Safety Engineering Excellence NHTSA 1998 USA Safety
Volvo considered to represent the ultimate in car safety (poll among 450 000 readers) Auto Motor und Sport 1998 Germany Safety
Best Environmental Report Belgian Auditor's Ass. Award 1998 USA Quality
Flemish Quality Award Flemish Centre for Quality Care 1998 USA Quality
Lloyd's Register Volvo's car plant in Torslanda received ISO 14001 certificate 1998 USA Environment
Swedish Better Environment Awards for Industry (SBEAFI) Appointed winner for "The best industrial environmental work" (Bästa Industriellt Miljöarbete). (In the category Environment Communication) Conducted by the Pollution Control Department, "Beautiful sky of Bangkok" Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment in Thailand 1998 Thailand Environment
1966 Volvo P1800 named "Highest Car Mileage" record holder The Guinness Book of Records 1998 USA Other Achievements
Volvo ranked as best brand on Strategic Vision's 1998 Total Value Index Volvo S70 had the highest score in the near-luxury class and Volvo S90 came in third in the same class. Strategic Vision 1998 USA Other Achievements
Peter Horbury, chief designer at Volvo Car Corporation was awarded. "Designer of the Year", a prestigious title by the magazine Autocar. AutoCar 1998 UK Other Achievements
VCC Components, Body Components Division has received an award as the best supplier for the 1st tertialet 1998 to Renault Sovab plant in Batilly 1998 Sweden Other Achievements
Volvo S40/V40 have received "Motor Magazine '97-'98 Import Car of the Year". Volvo S40/V40 was highly appreciated of its brand image (core values, especially "safety"), compact size and reasonable price. "Motor Magazine" is one of the most popular monthly magazines in Japan. Elected by readers of the magazine and famous motor journalists (freelance). 1998 Japan S40, V40
Safety Award 1998 - Volvo S40 What car? 1998 UK S40
Best Used Estate Car - Volvo 850 Estate Auto Express 1998 UK 850
Volvo 850 Estate has received "Car Sensor '97-'98 Used Car of the Year" Volvo 850 estate was highly appreciated of its quality, reliability and stylish design "Car Sensor" is one of the most popular used car magazines in Japan. Elected by readers of the magazine. 1998 Japan 850
Car of the year award - Volvo V70 (In the station wagon category) Bangkok Motor Show, visitors, experts and motor journalists were voting 1998 Thailand V70
Total Value Award (Near Luxury Car Category) Strategic Vision 1998 USA S70
VolvoS70 - Safest Car Award Car Plus magazine 1998 Hong Kong S70
Volvo C70, 1st prize "Car of the year 1998" Playboy magazine 1998 Poland C70 Coupe
Best Car of 1998 Auto News Magazine 1998 China C70 Coupe
Good Design Award MITI 1998 Japan C70 Coupe
The award "Klok bil" ("Smart car") The award was given to Volvo S80 for WHIPS Riksförbundet för trafik och Polioskadade (RTP) 1998 Sweden S80
Grand Prix "Za Rulem" magazine, who presented for the 5th time the Grand Prix for the best car at the Moscow International Motor Show 1998 Russia S80
L'Automobile più Bella del Mondo "The Most Beautiful Car in the World" Awarded by Automobila (An organization and magazine) 1998 Italy S80
Winner in test for dipped beam and full beam Autobild 1998 Germany S80
Second best car in the upper price class Bild am Sonntag 1998 Germany S80
The European Automotive Design Award Pan-European award. 33 countries participates and votes. The voters are professional designers from the larger car manufacturers, design studios and also design students 1998 Europe S80
Volvo S80 named NRMA's 1998 Luxury Car of the Year The NRMA (National Roads and Car of Motorists' Association) is Australia's largest motorists' association with 2.3 million members. The Best Car Award is now one of the two most prestigious on the automotive calendar 1998 Australia S80
The Inflatable Curtain in the S80 named best new safety feature The Prince Michael Road Safety Awards 1998 UK S80
Top 15 Technological Innovations of the Year (SAE mag) December issue 1998 USA S80
Volvo S80 on the list among "Readers' Choice Automotive Engineering International 1998 USA S80
Technologies of the Year Award 1998 - WHIPS and Multiplex Car & Driver magazine 1998 Hong Kong S80
Outstanding Imports cars of the Year 2nd of 6 nominated, 1st luxury class RCJ 1998 Japan S80
Good Design Award MITI (Ministry of Int.Trade & Ind.) 1998 Japan S80
Grand Award - Best New Car of the Year Popular Science 1998 USA S80
The best new Prestige Car for '99 AJAC (the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada). By winning this award, the Volvo S80 T6 becomes eligible for the overall car of the year 1998 Canada S80
Highest NCAP rating National Highway Transportation Safety Association 1998 USA S70
Best Buy – Wagon Carguide 1998 USA V70
Best Buy - $25,000-$35,000 Money 1998 USA S70
Best in Price Class - $30,000-$35,000 AAA 1998 USA XC70
Third Place: Retailer Relations Strategic Vision Dealership Total Quality Index 1998 USA Other Achievements
Highest Rating: Head Restraints Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 1998 USA Other Achievements
Best Brand Strategic Vision Total Value Index 1998 USA Other Achievements
Best in Class - Near Luxury Strategic Vision Total Value Index 1998 USA S70
Convertible of the Year The Auto Channel's Golden Tachometer Award 1998 USA C70 Coupe
Automotive Interior of the Year Inside Automotives International 1998 USA S80
One of 10 Best for Disabled Americans We 1998 USA S70
Medium Sized Car of the Year Association Of Argentina Radio Journalists 1997 Argentine S40
960 estates safest in midsize wagon segment HLDI, Highway Loss Data Institute 1997 USA Safety
940/960/ 850 safest in sedan segment regarding fatality risk Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 1997 USA Safety
All 1997 Volvo head restraints scored highest rating in IIHS test Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 1997 USA Safety
S40 safest car in midsize segment in European New Car Assessment Programme Crash Test II EuroNCAP 1997 Europe Safety
TPM Award for World Class Achievement – Volvo Cars Engine Skövde Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance 1997 Japan Quality
"Motor Industry Award for Safety" - Volvo S40/V40 The Prince Michael Safety Award 1997 UK Safety
Volvo 940/960 scored in the safest segment among midsize wagons HLDI, Highway Loss Data Institute 1997 USA Safety
Volvo 940/960 and Volvo 850 scored in the safest segment among sedans when it comes to fatality risk Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 1997 USA Safety
Volvo 850, safest car in Australia Road and Traffic Authority and NRMA 1997 Australia Safety
Volvo S40, safest car in the midsize segment (Euro-NCAP) EURO NCAPs Crash Test II European New Car Assessment Programme 1997 USA Safety
ISO 9001 Environmental Charter by the Chamber of Commerce 1997 USA Environment
Volvo - Best used car programme What Car? 1997 UK Other Achievements
TPM-award (Total Productive Maintenance) To Volvo Car Corp Components, Engine, Skövde From the Japanese institution JIPM (Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance) 1997 Sweden Other Achievements
Volvo S40/V40 - "Motor Industry Award for Safety" Prince Michael Road Safety Awards 1997 UK S40, V40
Volvo S40 received third price in the midsize segment "Best Cars -97" Autom Motor 1997 Spain S40
Volvo S40, 3rd prize (in the middle class segment) "The best cars of 1997" Auto Motor i Sport (monthly motor magazine) 1997 Poland S40
Volvo S40 came in second in the best import car in the midsize segment Auto Motor und Sport 1997 Germany S40
Volvo S40/V40 - Fleet car of the year Magazine Fleet Management 1997 Belgium S40, V40
Volvo S40/V40 - The Medium Sized Car of the Year Association of Radio Journalists in Argentina 1997 USA S40, V40
Volvo 850 the best import car in the midsize segment Auto Motor und Sport 1997 Germany 850
Volvo S70 and V70 Bi-fuel AA Award 1997 UK V70, S70
Volvo V70 - Best Estate Car -97 Auto Express 1997 UK V70
The most desired car - Volvo C70 Convertible Amsterdam Motor Show 1997 Netherlands C70 Coupe
Volvo C70 - L'Automobile più Bella del Mondo "The Most Beautiful Car in the World" Awarded by Automobila (An organization and magazine) 1997 Italy C70 Coupe
Volvo C70 Car of the year in its category Luxemburg magazine AutoRevue 1997 Belgium C70 Coupe
Best Overall Value - Near Luxury Intellichoice 1997 USA 850
Best New Wagon Automotive Journalists Association of Canada 1997 Canada V70
People's Choice Carguide 1997 USA V70
Head restraints in all 1997 Volvo models scored the highest rating Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 1997 USA Safety
Volvo cars first ranking in Safety Research Crash test results, Side airbags, Component Quality Autofact International 1996 USA Safety
Award for safety engineering excellence NHTSA 1996 USA Safety
850 safest in midsize sedan segment, 940/960 safest midsize wagon HLDI, Highway Loss Data Institute 1996 USA Safety
Total Value Award (Near Luxury Car Category) Strategic Vision 1996 USA 960
Award for safety engineering excellence NHTSA 1996 USA Safety
Volvo 850, safest head restraints Stern 1996 Germany Safety
Volvo 850, safest car in rear end collisions Folksam Insurance Company 1996 Sweden Safety
Volvo 700, 800, 900 rated in safest class Folksam Insurance Company 1996 Sweden Safety
Volvo 940/960, next lowest fatality risk of all cars in the USA in its class Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 1996 USA Safety
Volvo 850, scored in the safest segment among midsize sedans Volvo 940/960, safest midsize wagon HLDI, Highway Loss Data Institute 1996 USA Safety
Best European Plant, Initial Quality Survey J.D.Power (step 2 after 1991 award) 1996 USA Quality
Volvo V40 L'Automobile più Bella del Mondo "The Most Beautiful Car in the World" Awarded by Automobila (An organization and magazine) 1996 Italy V40
Safest Midsize Wagon Highway Loss Data Institute 1996 USA 850
Best in Class - Sideair bags:Air Bags AUTOFACTS International, Inc. 1996 USA Safety
Best in Class - Crash Test Results: Air Bags AUTOFACTS International, Inc. 1996 USA Safety
Best in Class - Safety Research:Air Bags AUTOFACTS International, Inc. 1996 USA Safety
Best in Class - Component Quality: Air Bags AUTOFACTS International, Inc. 1996 USA Safety
Safety Engineering Excellence National Highway Transportation Safety Association 1996 USA Other Achievements
Best in category Vans and Wagons Auto1 of Europe by Auto Swiat weekly 1995 Poland V70
940/960 Estate, Best medium size luxury car HLDI, Highway Loss Data Institute 1995 USA Safety
850 - the best pick IIHS, Laboratory test 1995 USA Safety
Volvo 850, second best midsize 4-door car HLDI, Highway Loss Data Institute 1995 USA Safety
Volvo 940/960 Estate, best medium size luxury car HLDI, Highway Loss Data Institute 1995 USA Safety
SIPS-bag in all Volvo 850 cars Motormännens riksförbund, Swedish motoring organisation 1995 Sweden Safety
The SIPS-bag Paul Pietsch-Preis, Engineering and Design Award 1995 Germany Safety
Volvo 850, best car in the Estate car category Auto Express, New Car Honours 1995 UK Safety
Volvo 850, the safest car in the world ADAC, German motoring organisation 1995 Germany Safety
Best imported car in the intermediate class Auto Motor und Sport 1995 Germany Safety
A best pick! (best possible rating) IIHS, Laboratory Test. (Almost identical to Volvo 850 Euro-NCAP) 1995 USA Safety
Volvo 850 - tested with excellent results NCAP, New Car Assessment Program Laboratory tests by NHTSA 1995 USA Safety
Volvo 850 - 10 points of 10 possible. The best Expert Assessments car of all tested Which? The Consumers' association UK 1995 UK Safety
Volvo 850 - second lowest death risk of all Institute for Highway passanger cars in the USA IIHS Accident Data Rating (Insurance Safety) 1995 USA Safety
EMAS certificate (Eco-management and audit scheme) EU 1995 USA Environment
L'Automobile più Bella del Mondo "The Most Beautiful Car in the World" Awarded by Automobila (An organization and magazine) 1995 Italy 850
Design and Engineering Award: Side Impact Air Bag Popular Mechanics 1995 USA Other Achievements
Best of What's New: Side Impact Air Bag Popular Science 1995 USA Other Achievements
Best Overall Value - Midsize/Large Wagon Intellichoice 1995 USA 850
Best Overall Value - Midsize Over $20,000 Intellichoice 1995 USA 850
240 Lowest driver fatality rate in the USA Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 1994 USA Safety
940/960 Estate – Best medium size HLDI, Highway Loss Data Institute 1994 USA Safety
850 – Best midsize sedan NHTSA 1994 USA Safety
Award for safety engineering excellence NHTSA 1994 USA Safety
The Volvo 740, the second lowest driver fatality rate in the USA Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 1994 USA Safety
The Volvo 240, lowest driver fatality rate in the USA Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 1994 USA Safety
Volvo 900 cited in best class Folksam Insurance company 1994 Sweden Safety
Volvo 940/960 Estate, best medium size luxuary car HLDI, Highway Loss Data Institute 1994 USA Safety
Volvo 850, best midsize 4-door car HLDI, Highway Loss Data Institute 1994 USA Safety
The child safety features of the Volvo 850 The Windscreen O'Brien Achivevement 1994 Australia Safety
The SIPS bag The Prince Michael Safety Award 1994 UK Safety
Award for Safety Engineering Excellence The NHTSA's 1994 USA Safety
Volvo 850 saloon - next safest mid-sized car HLDI, Highway Loss Data Insurance 1994 USA Safety
ISO 9002 1994 USA Quality
Best Buy Consumers Digest 1994 USA 850
Best Midsize Car Highway Loss Data Institute 1994 USA 850
Best Overall Value Complete Car Cost Guide 1994 USA 850
Best Buy Car and Driver 1994 USA 850
Best Overall Value - Midsize/Large Wagon over $20,000 Intellichoice 1994 USA 850
Best Overall Value - Midsize Over $20,000 Intellichoice 1994 USA 850
Safety Engineering Excellence National Highway Transportation Safety Association 1994 USA Other Achievements
Best Midsize 4-Door Car Highway Loss Data Institute 1994 USA 850
850 sedan – Safest mid-sized car HLDI, Highway Loss Data Institute 1993 USA Safety
Volvo 850 saloon - safest mid-sized car HLDI, Highway Loss Data Insurance 1993 USA Safety
Best New Car Kiplinger’s 1993 USA 850
Best Import Sedan Motorweek 1993 USA 850
Pick of the Pack New York Times Syndicate 1993 USA 850
Safest Mid-Size Car Highway Loss Data Institute 1993 Australia 850
TPM Excellence Award Japanese Insitute for Plant Maintenance 1991 Japan Quality

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