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Volvo announces resumption of premium Test Drive+ service

•    Volvo Car UK resumes its premium Test Drive+ service after an enforced break in line with national Covid-19 health restrictions

•    Full range of Volvo SUV models available to test now, led by new pure electric XC40 Recharge compact SUV

•    Customers can use fast and efficient digital platform to book a test drive in the car they are interested in

•    Focus on customer requirements, ease of use and premium service

•    Digital service is in line with Volvo’s move to online sales and making it ultra-convenient for customers to experience the brand

•    Initial relaunch provides test drives via local Volvo retailers; as restrictions ease, customers will be able to organise car delivery and collection at their home or place of work

•    Each test drive is hosted by a Volvo specialist, equipped to respond to all questions on the car and purchase options

Volvo Car UK is pleased to announce the resumption of its premium Test Drive+ programme, giving customers a safe and convenient way of experiencing its cars. In particular, the service offers a great opportunity to test the newly arrived pure electric XC40 Recharge, the newest version of Volvo’s multi-award-winning compact SUV.

Originally launched in 2019, Test Drive+ was suspended in accordance with lockdown restrictions. Its reintroduction is fully in line with current Government guidelines, so customers can take a test drive in their car of choice, confident in the knowledge all necessary health and safety measures have been implemented.

The full line-up of Volvo SUVs is now available through Test Drive+, including those with petrol-electric plug-in hybrid and pure electric powertrains.

Initially, the service will be provided at the customer’s preferred Volvo retailer. When Covid-19 restrictions are eased and it is safe to do so, arrangements can be made for cars to be delivered to and collected from customers’ homes or places of work. At a future date, extended test drives of up to 24 hours will also be available.

Test Drive+ has been developed as a fully customer-focused programme, giving people easy access to Volvo cars at the times and locations that suit them best. Each test drive is hosted by a Volvo specialist, who can respond to any questions about the car and purchase options.

Echoing Volvo’s move to online sales, Test Drive+ uses a digital platform to host a live diary and booking system, which customers can access at any time using their smartphone, tablet or computer. Choosing a car, preferred retailer and a convenient date and time can all be accomplished quickly and securely.

Test Drive+ is available now, accessible at

Test Drive+ was developed and launched by Volvo Car UK, and its early success has prompted the concept to be adopted by Volvo Cars for use in its global markets.


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