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Volvo XC90 Given "Best Bet" Distinction for the Fourth Consecutive Year by The Car Book 2011


Volvo XC90 Given "Best Bet" Distinction for the Fourth Consecutive Year by The Car Book 2011



ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Feb. 28, 2011) -- The Volvo XC90 has been named a "Best Bet" by The Car Book for the fourth consecutive year. The "Best Bet" is just the latest accolade for the XC90, which received the highest possible marks in combined crash test scores, preventative maintenance, warranty, insurance costs and overall rating.


"We consider this award a true testament to Volvo's commitment to only delivering the highest quality vehicles to customers," said Doug Speck, president and CEO of Volvo Cars of North America. "To win the "Best Bet" for the fourth consecutive year for the XC90 is a prime example that we are not only meeting, but exceeding expectations for safety, value and performance."


Each year, the Center for Auto Safety and The Car Book analyze new cars and select The Car Book's Best Bets for potential buyers.  The Car Book's "Best Bet" distinction is based on objective information collected from government and independent sources that evaluate the safety and performance needs of the American consumer. Only cars that have ratings in all of the key Car Book categories - safety features, fuel economy, rollover, front and side crash tests, maintenance and repair costs, warranties, insurance costs, and complaints, with the greatest emphasis placed on crash test performance - are considered as potential "Best Bets".


The XC90 is included in Volvo's Safe + Secure Coverage Plan.  A complimentary program, Safe + Secure wraps a comprehensive list of benefits into one package.  Volvo has combined additional time and mileage limits on warranty repairs and roadside assistance coverage, and has increased wear-item and factory scheduled maintenance coverage. Specifically, it provides:


  • 5 years/60,000 miles of New Car Warranty
  • 5 years/60,000 miles of Complimentary Factory Scheduled Maintenance
  • 5 years/60,000 miles of Wear and Tear Coverage
  • 5 years/Unlimited miles of Volvo On Call Roadside Assistance.


Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, ( is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Corporation of Gothenburg, Sweden.  VCNA provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to Volvo automobile retailers in the United States, and oversees Volvo operations in Canada.




Laura DiStefano, 201-767-4834,

XC90 (2002-2014), Safety, Awards
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