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(MAHWAH, NJ) Feb. 22, 2023 – Volvo luxury SUVs and wagons have been named Car and Driver ‘Editors’ Choice Award’ winners for 2023. Winners include the XC40, XC60, and XC90 luxury SUVs and the V60 Cross Country and V90 Cross Country luxury wagons.


The winning cars are all praised for their interior styling and features with the award-winning XC90 noted for its “super-Swede styling” and “masterpiece of an interior.” It’s not the first time Volvo cars have made the prestigious honor roll, which represents a broader, more encompassing seal of approval of highly accomplished vehicles from Car and Driver editors. Numerous Volvo cars have been selected over the many years including the following wins over the last decade:


  • 2022: XC40, XC60, XC90, V60, V60 Cross Country, V90 Cross Country
  • 2021: XC40, XC60, XC90, V60, V60 Cross Country, V90, V90 Cross Country
  • 2020: XC40, XC60, XC90, V60, V60 Cross Country, V90, V90 Cross Country
  • 2019: XC40, XC60, XC90, V90, V90 Cross Country
  • 2018: XC40, XC60, XC90, V90, V90 Cross Country
  • 2017: XC90
  • 2016: XC90


Many of these vehicles have also won several other awards. The XC60 was a 2018 North American Utility of the Year and a 2018 World Car of the Year winner. The XC90 was 2016 North American Utility of the Year and 2016 Motor Trend SUV of the Year. 


“For the millions of people shopping for a new vehicle each year, the choices can seem endless – and confusing,” said Car and Driver Editor-in-Chief Tony Quiroga. “Our Editors’ Choice lineup is the automotive honor roll and the ideal resource, whether someone is searching for the safest car for a new teen driver or for a weekend race car, and everything in between.”


The criteria used to determine the vehicles selected for the Editors’ Choice list include the results of Car and Driver’s industry-leading rigorous instrumented testing; editors’ subjective evaluations of each vehicle’s performance; how well a vehicle fulfills its intended mission; and the ranking each vehicle earns within its market segment versus its competitors. That rank can be found on each vehicle’s 2023 make-model page on under the heading “Where This Vehicle Ranks.” Only vehicles that are on sale in 2023, and those that the staff has hands-on driving experience with, are eligible for Editors’ Choice.


To learn more about the award-winning Volvo cars, please visit  


Read Car and Driver’s complete list of ‘2023 Editors’ Choice Awards’ at


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