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Volvo V60 wagon named one of the top 10 cars for dog lovers by Autotrader

ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (August 26, 2020) The 2020 Volvo V60 wagon was named one of the “10 Best Cars for Dog Lovers of 2020” by the experts at Autotrader, as part of their seventh annual National Dog Day celebration.


A surge in pet adoptions across the country amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with an increase in consumers considering road trips this summer has made it more important than ever to provide pet parents with the information they need to find the perfect vehicle for their growing family – combining comfort, convenience and of course, safety.


The dynamic 2020 Volvo V60 wagon provides several pet-friendly features as standard, including a spacious cabin that creates a Scandinavian Sanctuary for every member of the family and maximizes comfort for all. Nappa leather seats are fine yet durable, making it easy to clean pet hair up quickly while on the road. The V60 also offers a hands-free tailgate and low load floor, making it easy for four-legged family members to hop in and out.


On top of Volvo’s class leading safety features for humans, Volvo is one of the only automakers to create its own line of pet accessories that integrate into the existing safety systems of the car. These include pet barrier solutions like the Protective Steel Grille that fits seamlessly into the cargo area of the vehicle and a flexible Dog Harness designed to secure a pet in the back seat. Volvo is also developing a Dog Carrier option for smaller pets that can be used inside and outside of the car.  


"To help new car buyers that are traveling with four-legged friends, we've carefully curated a list of the best cars that offer great comfort and safety features while also making the lives of pet parents just a little easier,” said Brian Moody, executive editor at Autotrader. “Volvo has a ton of great pet-related features, like classy pet barrier solutions and hands-free tailgate, that help make a powerful argument that the 2020 Volvo V60 should be you and your dog’s next ride.”


“At Volvo, we’re fiercely committed to protecting what is important to our consumers.  Of course this extends to every member of their family, including their beloved pets,” said Leigh Moynihan, Head of Marketing and Product for Volvo Car Americas Region. “The 2020 Volvo V60 is a dynamic wagon that, combined with our robust line-up of pet accessories, is ready to help our consumers, their families, and their pets road-trip safely all year long.”


More information on the 2020 Volvo V60 wagon can be found here, while additional information, including how to buy Volvo’s suite of pet accessories, is available here.


Autotrader’s full list of Best Cars for Dog Lovers of 2020 can be found here. Additionally, as part of their seventh annual National Dog Day campaign, dog parents can enter to win a limited-edition dog vest accessory for their pet and search for local dogs at their dog-focused website, Autotrader has also curated helpful pet safety tips for road trips and must-have accessories for dogs.


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About Autotrader
Autotrader is the most recognized third-party car listings brand, with the most engaged audience of in-market car shoppers. As the foremost authority on automotive consumer insights and expert in online and mobile marketing, Autotrader makes the car shopping experience easy and fun for today's empowered car shopper looking to find or sell the perfect new, used or Certified Pre-Owned car. Using technology, shopper insights and local market guidance, Autotrader's comprehensive marketing and retailing solutions allow consumers to build their deal online, and guide dealers to personalized digital marketing strategies that grow brand, drive traffic and connect the online and in-store shopping experience. Autotrader is a Cox Automotive™ brand. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information, please visit

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