Originally Posted by BeatLA
Add to that, the next 2 numbers are the engine size,
ie: 325 is a 3 series, 2.5 liter engine.
Anything with an x is all wheel drive, not sure what the other letters mean.
That used to be the case, but not any more for most engines.
Volvo's naming system is not really confusing.
S is for sedan, V is for Wagon, XC is for Crossovers
40 is small car, 60 is medium size, 80 is large
50 and 70 are wagons.
Seems pretty simple to me.