Solid and staid, the Swedish automaker is owned by Chinese parent Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. Traditionally known for safety, Volvos are typically quiet, have comfortable seats, and provide secure handling. The ride can generally be described as stiff. The infotainment systems are not intuitive. Several new models have reinvigorated the product line with mixed results. Volvo ranks at the bottom for reliability.
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