Volvo or Chrysler: Only 1 in 20 People Can Correctly Identify the Make of These Vehicles! Can You?

By: Kennita Leon
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It's time for yet another automotive brand battle! This time around, we have the Italian-American brand that is Chrysler, or Fiat Chrysler, as it is informally known, and the Swedish manufacturer that is Volvo. Do you think you can pick out the subtle and not-so-subtle differences between the two well enough to tell us which car brand made which vehicle? It's time to test your knowledge here!

Chrysler is a subsidiary of the Fiat Chrysler company. The car brand is over 90 years old and is headquartered in the state of Michigan, along with other American brands like Jeep, Ram and Dodge. It is the smallest member of America's "Big Three" and is known mostly for its "affordable luxury." Chrysler, although successful, has sales that fluctuate drastically each year, a problem that has been fixed by its marketing team. 

Volvo, on the other hand, is a little younger (two years) and is known for its luxury cars. At one point in time, they belonged to Ford. They were sold again to Geely Holding Group, a Chinese automotive company, in 2010.

So if you think you know cars well enough to be a world-class mechanic, test that knowledge here and tell us whether these vehicles come from America (Chrysler) or whether they're from the European country of Sweden (Volvo). Let's get started, 

This luxury passenger minivan was launched in 1989 and discontinued in 2016 after 27 model year runs.

The Volvo 240, which was available as a sedan or station wagon, is a sub-model range within the Volvo 200 series.

Produced from 2000 to 2010, this small family car/ compact MPV is noted for its external design, which was inspired by that of the 1930s vehicles.

Initially introduced as a concept car in 2001, this two-door convertible/fastback coupe was officially manufactured and marketed for five years from 2003 to 2007.

Also known as the V40 Cross Country, this five-door hatchback was introduced in 2012 as the successor to the Volvo S40 range.

The Chrysler Prowler, which was originally marketed as the Plymouth Prowler, is a two-door roadster which was modeled after the designs of the 1993 concept car of the same name

This executive sedan, which has been in production since 2016, is also marketed as a five-door estate under the name Volvo V90.

The Chrysler Sebring, a series of mid-size luxury vehicles, made its debut in 1995 as the successor of the Chrysler LeBaron coupe.

This dual-cowl phaeton was the first Newport manufactured, of which there were only six units produced, with five remaining today.

Chrysler Pacifica was the name used for a variety of Chrysler vehicles including the 1999 concept car, the 2004 – 2008 CS and the 2017 minivan.

The Volvo 144, which succeeded the Volvo Amazon, is a line of four-door sedans within the Volvo 140 series.

This 1962 model drew attention to the P1800 line after being featured in the 60s TV Series, the Saint.

The Chrysler Cirrus and its variants the Chrysler Stratus, Plymouth Breeze and Dodge Stratus, were referred to as the "Cloud Cars" due to the weather-related names.

This sub-model was initially introduced in 1979 during the tenth generation of the R-body New Yorker Chrysler sedan and then in the first and second generations of the M-body series.

Since its debut in 1931, this original classic luxury car gave rise to several variants and became the longest-running line in Chrysler history.

The Volvo XC90 is a front-engine, four-wheel drive SUV which is fitted with a Turbo T8 Twin Engine capable of producing up to 400 horsepower.

This mid-size two-door coupe was Chrysler's first model to be marketed as a personal luxury vehicle and the first to be smaller than a full-size.

The Cross Country was a 2015 American model of the Volvo 260, during which it was available for a limited time.

As of 2015, five model generations of this luxury minivan have been manufactured since its debut, almost three decades ago.

This mid-size car, of which there are several sub-models, was discontinued in 1970, 14 years after its introduction in 1956.

The Chrysler 300M is a full-size luxury car which underwent several design modifications throughout the five years of production.

This compact car was initially produced by Suzuki from 2001 to 2008 and later on by General Motors from 2008 and onward.

Introduced in 1927, this model was Volvo's very first vehicle with 996 units produced by the end of the series in 1929.

The Chrysler Aspen was a Dodge Durango-inspired SUV which was discontinued in 2009 due to low sales.

The PV444 was the first uni-body vehicle to be manufactured by Volvo and the first model in 20 years to be fitted with a 4-cylinder engine.

The Volvo 760 is a four-door saloon/five-door estate within the Volvo 700 series which was manufactured from 1982 to 1990.

In 1977, Volvo's very first coupe was introduced for the 1978 model year, with 6622 units by the end of its production.

Prior to its four years of production, the Chrysler Executive Sedan made its first appearance in 1982 as a prototype which was finished with a dark red paint job.

This mid-size car was launched in 1982 for the 1983 model year for customers who wanted the appeal of Chrysler's luxury at an affordable price.

Modeled after the Volvo prototype G1, these small family cars were released in 1987 as a replacement for the 340/360 Series.

Production for this luxury sedan spanned from 1968 to 1975 and was seen for the first time at the 1968 Paris Motor Show.

The Volvo T-5R/ is a high-performance vehicle which was released for the 1995 model year, while the R-model was introduced in 1996 as its replacement.

This two-door four-seat hatchback sports car, as well as the Dodge and Plymouth Conquest, is a rebadged version of the Mitsubishi Starion.

During its seventh generation, this Imperial model was produced and marketed as a six-passenger sedan with Mark Cross or velour leather.

The Volvo 345 is a five-door model of the Volvo 300 series which was launched in 1979 for the 1980 model year.

This two-door hardtop is the sixth model of the Chrysler 300 letter series which was discontinued after one year of production.

The Volvo 900 series is a line of mid-size luxury and executive cars which was launched in 1990 and ended in 1998 with a total of 1,530,000 units produced.

This front-engine, rear-wheel-drive sports car ended its production with 68 units and was later succeeded by the Volvo P1800.

Production for this Chrysler model was launched in 1939 and came to an end on December 9, 1994.

This two-door coupé was unveiled at 1985 Geneva Auto Show, but released in 1986 and 1987 in Europe and the United States respectively.

The V70 XC is a special model variant of the V70 which was unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September 1997.

This two-door, full-size sedan was built over two model generations which spanned from 1993 – 2004.

This three-door hatchback was marketed as a rebadged version of the Dodge Daytona from 1984 to 1986.

Prior to its discontinuation in 2017, the Chrysler 200 was continuously manufactured for two generations

The C30 Polestar, which was released in October 2012, is a limited edition of the C30 T5 R-design which was specified for the U.S. market.

1986 was the release year of this compact car, which was continuously manufactured until its discontinuation in 1995.

This concept car, which was built from 1962 to 1964, is characterized by its two-door coupe body style and a root beer-colored paint scheme.

This automobile, which was produced for six model generations, was marketed as a three-door saloon and a three-door estate.

This model was a special version of the Volvo 300 series with only one hundred units available for sale.

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