Auto Express's reliability ratings are based on our Driver Power survey of over 30,000 car owners. Ratings are the average for all owners of this car who responded. Individual owners’ ratings and comments appear below.
2012-reg Diesel, Owner for less than a year

Problems with the drive-e system car will cut out and not re start, volvo are still investigating / car will take 30 seconds to turn over in the morning (problem resolved with a software up-date). Car is very fuel efficient for such a big car-.

Reliability: 3/5 Build Quality: 4/5
2010-reg Petrol, Owner for 1 to 3 years

There have been no problems at all in the first year of ownership. The mileage/gallon is 25-35% less than the official figure.

Reliability: 5/5 Build Quality: 5/5
2011-reg Diesel, Owner for 1 to 3 years

13000 miles and not had any mechanical problems. 40 mpg from 2.4 litre diesel engine.

Reliability: 5/5 Build Quality: 4/5
2012-reg Diesel, Owner for less than a year

Good. Quite thirsty around town, good on long journeys.

Reliability: 3/5 Build Quality: 5/5
2011-reg Diesel, Owner for 1 to 3 years

No problems

Reliability: 5/5 Build Quality: 5/5
2010-reg Diesel, Owner for 1 to 3 years

Faultless

Reliability: 5/5 Build Quality: 5/5