Eleven Volvo car models have earned five stars, the highest possible safety rating, from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program for 2021.
The 5-Star Safety Ratings program evaluates how vehicles perform in crash tests. NHTSA conducts frontal, side and rollover tests because these types account for the majority of crashes on America's roadways.The following Volvo models received 5-Star ratings:
- 2021 Volvo S60 T5
- 2021 Volvo S60 T6 AWD
- 2021 Volvo V60 T5
- 2021 Volvo XC40 T5 AWD
- 2021 Volvo V60 T5 AWD Cross Country
- 2021 Volvo XC40 T4
- 2021 Volvo XC60 T5 / T5 AWD
- 2021 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD
- 2021 Volvo XC90 T5 / T5 AWD
- 2021 Volvo XC90 T6 AWD
- 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 eAWD
Models the NHTSA has not tested are the 2021 S90, V90, and V90 Cross Country, T8 Recharge plug-in hybrid variants of the S60, V60 and XC60, and the XC40 P8 Recharge pure electric SUV.