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Volvo XC40 R-Design Trim Has Power and Economy

The 2018 Volvo XC40 R-Design trim joins the popular line of Volvo compact SUVs. The stylish model has an excellent combination of power and economy. The 248-horsepower engine and Drive E powertrain provide dynamic acceleration. At the same time, the design offers low emissions and money-saving gas mileage.

Charlotte-area drivers appreciate the style features of the 2018 Volvo XC40 R-Design Trim. The shiny dark roof and large bold wheels add a distinctive look to the classic body styling. The interior offers a fresh look with breathable dark leather seats and white stitching for a sporty
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Volvo XC60 Inscription SUV Meant to Impress

Offering the very best of contemporary luxury, Volvo continues to design vehicles meant to impress even the most discerning driver. The XC60 Inscription takes SUV design and performance to another level with its bevy of premium features. The elegance of the XC60 is exemplified with a host of refined exterior features including a chrome-finish grill, Volvo's patented LED illumination, and dual integrated tailpipes. Inside the spacious cabin, passengers can enjoy ambient interior lighting and optional climate-controlled seats with a relaxing massage function.
 

 

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Take The 2018 Volvo XC90 Momentum For A Test Drive Today

It makes little difference what captures your attention when you take a test drive in the 2018 Volvo XC90 Momentum at Volvo Cars Charlotte, you will want to take one home with you.

You could be impressed with the beautiful interior or its commanding road presence. Either way, when you decide to adopt one as your very own, you'll know you've made a wise decision, and it won't be just because of its impressive good looks and uncluttered style.

The 2018 Volvo XC90 Momentum is fully equipped for today's driving with intuitive technology to add to…
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Motor Oil Myths Debunked

Being a responsible car owner means understanding how to take care of your vehicle. One area many people find confusing is motor oil, so we're helping you separate fact from fiction.

Always change your oil every 3,000 miles. Maybe heard that, believed it and act on it diligently. Truth is, each vehicle is different. While some need new oil every 3,000 miles, others can go twice that or more. Manufacturers determine how often to change oil, and many modern cars have an oil life monitor to keep you up to date on its condition. Another myth debunked…

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Avoiding a Tire Blowout by Checking Tire Pressure

The tire pressure indicator lights warn drivers if the pressure has dropped out of the recommended ranges in any of the car's tires. Here are a few of the things that could be causing the pressure light to come on in the vehicle.

Some of the things that you shouldn't be too concerned with is when the temperature drops every ten degrees. As this happens, the air in the tires drops by a pound, so it can trip the pressure indicators. Another thing to consider is that air is escaping from the tires naturally at a pound a…
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Changing a Flat Tire on the Side of the Highway

Remember that if the car is too close to the other motorists, you can drive on the rim a few feet to get to a safer location to change the flat tire. On a level area, use your lug wrench to slightly loosen all the lugs on the flat tire.

Jack the vehicle up so the tire clears the road, now loosen and remove all the lugs and take the tire off the studs. Place the spare tire on the lugs, then hand-tighten the lugs and use the lug wrench to get the tire snug. Lower the vehicle until the…

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What to Know About a Roof Rack

Roof racks can be quality car accessories if you know how to use them properly. Ideally, you will check your owner's manual to determine how much wait your car's roof can support. When the rack is not in use, take it off the car as it can reduce its performance.

Be sure that any items that are placed on the rack can fit under bridges and overpasses. Otherwise, you may need to plan a route that does not have these features. 

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Safe Driving Tips in the Rain

Driving in the rain can be extremely dangerous. Roads become slick, and as water puddles, you may not know how deep some of those puddles are. There are a few tips to keep you safer when it starts raining.

The first thing you want to do is slow down. Although the speed limit may say 50 mph, you may want to drop your speed down to 45 or even 40 depending on traffic levels and how hard it is raining. Turn your headlights on, too, so that people can see where you are at all times.

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Signs the Tires on Your Vehicle Are Close to Failing

The crew at Volvo Cars Charlotte wanted to share some warning signs that the tires on your vehicle could be close to failing.

Take the time each week to at least look at the tire treads of all the tires carefully. What you want to look for are any signs of things that are abnormal to the tread of the tires. Cracks in the treads or bulges along the sidewalls are early signs of something that could go terribly wrong.

Look at the wear in the treads, it should be uniform from end to end. If you begin to see…

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Are You Loading Your Cargo Correctly?

 

We at Volvo Cars Charlotte are dedicated to answering any questions you may have about how to load cargo in your vehicle for a safe trip. Not all vehicles are the same, and loading cargo correctly can help keep a vehicle safely on the road.

Checking your tires is the first step to staying safe on a long trip with a lot of cargo. The heaviest items should be flat in the cargo area and on the bottom or closest to the floor. 

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