The Volvo 960 Wagon was introduced in the autumn of 1990 together with a number of new models for model year 1991. The Volvo 960 Wagon carried over the tradition of 6-cylinder wagon models in the Volvo program from the 760.
This new 960 Wagon was the natural choice for discerning customers who wanted a car offering a unique combination of comfort, safety, ergonomics, space and versatility, a combination much appreciated by drivers and passengers interested in activities like golf, sailing or hunting.
Model year 1995 saw the 960 Wagon undergo a comprehensive redesign. The face-lift to the front gave a fresh appearance. Under the skin, the chassis was almost completely new, and a 2.5 liter version of the 6-cylinder engine was added to the previous 3-liter.
Another important new feature for the Volvo 960 Wagon for 1995 was the introduction of the latest generation of advanced individual multi-link rear suspension, adding to comfort and road holding properties.
The end for the Volvo 960 Wagon came in model year 1997, when the replacement Volvo V90 was introduced.