Volvo - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

📉 Compare Volvo models

The following chart shows the Volvo models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Volvo has sold far more V70 model cars than the 740 model.

Table 1. Compare Volvo models

Volvo ModelNumber of Problems
  V70
1,669
  XC90
1,440
  S60
1,241
  S80
1,205
  S70
768
  S40
647
  XC70
423
  850
380
  770
298
  XC60
236
  C70
233
  960
111
  V40
93
  V50
56
  S90
54
  C30
37
  V90
32
  780
25
  Cross Country
15
  854
13
  855
12
  740
10

📊 Number of problems reported for all models of Volvo built between 2020 and 1996

Owners of Volvo cars have reported a total of 8,998 problems across all Volvo models built from 2020 to 1996. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Volvo models, is 359.7. Cars from Volvo's 2004 model year have the most problems reported (1,261 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model YearNumber of Problems
  2020 Volvo
1
  2019 Volvo
13
  2018 Volvo
47
  2017 Volvo
49
  2016 Volvo
146
  2015 Volvo
68
  2014 Volvo
39
  2013 Volvo
108
  2012 Volvo
149
  2011 Volvo
108
  2010 Volvo
119
  2009 Volvo
74
  2008 Volvo
174
  2007 Volvo
202
  2006 Volvo
252
  2005 Volvo
529
  2004 Volvo
1,261
  2003 Volvo
440
  2002 Volvo
504
  2001 Volvo
1,165
  2000 Volvo
1,260
  1999 Volvo
1,000
  1998 Volvo
755
  1997 Volvo
191
  1996 Volvo
338

🔎 Common problems of Volvo Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Volvo cars. The number one most common problem of Volvo cars is related to the vehicle's electrical system, with 1,272 problems reported. The second most common Volvo car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (1,091 problems).



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