Volvo V60 vs Audi A4 B9

Volvo V60 vs Audi A4 B9

Sweden’s premium maker Volvo’s roll continues with record sales in 2018, both world-wide and in the UK. Sales globally were up an impressive 12.4 per cent at 642,253 and in Britain, 50,319 up 9 per cent in a market 7 per cent down. As Volvo moves upward in the UK, Audi sales at 143,739 have slumped by 17.85 per cent to a poor third behind BMW and Mercedes-Benz. The way Volvo is going it could well catch Audi one of these days. Bear in mind that, back in the 1980s, Volvo sales in Britain were around three times Audi’s.

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First Test 2019 Volvo V60 D4 Inscription

First Test 2019 Volvo V60 D4 Inscription

First Test 2019 Volvo V60 Thanks to a significant investment programme from parent company Geely, Volvo can’t seem to put a foot wrong. With its SUV range complete, and the renewal of its large car range finished, the Swedish firm has turned its attention to the V60 estate car. It’s a sector of the market that is hugely competitive, with strong rivalry from the Audi A4 Avant, BMW 3 Series Touring and Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate, as well as models like the Skoda Superb and VW Passat. I think it’s fair to say that Volvo has underperformed in the segment in recent years, but that’s all set to change with the launch of an all-new V60 underpinned by Volvo’s flexible SPA platform, that stands for Scalable Product Architecture.

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