The magazine’s team of second-hand car experts determined the top-50 list, and took issues such as purchase price, residual value and fitness for purpose into consideration. More than 750 vehicles were considered, from which the XC90 made the final top 50, in 32nd place. Volvo’s V40 premium compact family car also ranked highly in 35th place.
Volvo operate an approved-used car programme called Volvo Selekt, that offers complete customer peace of mind due to the thorough checks and extended warranties. Each vehicle undergoes more than 100 checks by Volvo’s technicians and is given the latest factory software upgrades. Sales are backed with a minimum 12-month/unlimited-mileage Volvo Selekt warranty and cover for the car’s first or next MoT test, plus a minimum of 12 months’ roadside assistance cover.