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Enjoy the Weather More With the Volvo XC60's Exterior Features

The ability to see when the weather conditions take a turn for the worse is one of the most important parts of driving. And you also want to be able to appreciate the beautiful light on temperate days. With the popular Volvo XC60, you get special features that will make seeing easier and enjoying nature an option, too.

Do you know what it's like to go out to your car and have the windshield covered over in frost and snow? The worst part is that it takes a long time for the wiper blades to thaw. This vehicle has…
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Enjoy Your Drive in the Volvo XC40

Every ride through Annapolis will be fun if you're driving the Volvo XC40. This sought-after luxury subcompact SUV has all the technology you would ever need to stay entertained. It's available at Volvo Cars Annapolis with a feature-rich infotainment center and a high-quality sound system.

The Sensus Connect system utilizes a 9-inch touch screen display. It also has a built-in wireless modem that connects to cellular networks. Once connected, you can stream music from a number of popular services. It also has satellite radio capabilities, smartphone connectivity...
 

 

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2018 Volvo V90 Exterior Features

Luxury wagons have long been the car of choice for families and weekend warrior alike thanks to their increased amount of cargo space as well as wildly popular exterior features. They have a look about them that just draws driver in. That is why our experienced team at Volvo Cars Annapolis is so excited to tell you all about the brand new 2018 Volvo V90.

​This luxury vehicle comes in eight available exterior colors so you're sure to get one that perfectly matches your personal style. Additionally, choose from a selection of stylish wheel designs ranging in sizes from…
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Meet the 2018 Volvo S60 Dynamic Trim

The Volvo S60 is a popular luxury car. It has a sporty look and it's packed with features to match. The Dynamic is one of the six different trims available for the S60. The T5 engine offers up to 240 HP and 258 ft-lb of torque. It gets a super-efficient 36 mpg, too. The all-wheel drive variant of the T5 offers the same level of power, and gets a still-impressive 33 mpg.

The interior of the S60 is impressively designed, with lots of attention to comfort. The Dynamic trim offers a selection of seat colors. The steering wheel is…

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Stay Confident with the Volvo XC40 Momentum

If you are looking for a vehicle that inspires confidence, consider the Volvo XC40 Momentum. This is a popular choice for people like you who are seeking a compact luxury SUV option.

The Volvo XC40 Momentum features a driver display that helps you stay in the know as you are driving your vehicle, making it easy for you to stay at an appropriate speed and know that every part of your vehicle is working well....

 

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How to Replace a Flat Tire on a Driveway

Residential driveways are typically built on level or uneven terrain, so you must consider how a property is designed before implementing any tire maintenance procedures with a jack on a general landscape. If your property isn't sloped, you can replace a flat tire with a new wheel very easily. However, when a driveway is built on an inclined terrain, a parking brake must be used before lifting a vehicle with a jack.

Proper tire maintenance involves elbow grease because you'll need to twist the lug nuts firmly in order to implement loosening and tightening procedures...

 

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Warning Signs of Failing Car Belts and Hoses


Pay very close attention to the health of the belts and hoses in your car and you could avoid them failing and leaving your car overheating on the roads.

The radiator hoses have to allow engine coolant to move through parts like the block, radiator, and water pump. Pay very close attention because the hoses do give signs when close to failing. These signs can range from cracks or splitting of the rubber, or bulges and soft spots.

The belts on the engine power parts like the fan or water pump. The belts will be close to failure if they…
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The importance of brake pads

If you've ever needed to slam on your brakes to make a sudden stop, you know the importance of good brake pads. When you step on your brake pedal, it causes your calipers to squeeze your brake pedals against rotors on your wheel, slowing your car down. Over time, the friction on the brake pads causes wear, and eventually, they need replacement.

When you're driving around Annapolis, if you notice that your brakes feel less responsive than they used to be, it is probably time for a new set of brake pads. Brake pads are available in different…

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Is It Time to Replace Your Tires?

When you drive around 14,000 miles a year, your tires can be expected to last between two and three years. Even when you drive fewer miles, your tires have a shelf life of about six years. Tire tread wears down from driving, while rubber breaks down over time even if you don't drive your car.

If you think you need new tires, head to our service center at Volvo Cars Annapolis. We will measure the tread on your tires and check the pressure. If your tires are in poor shape, we will recommend getting new tires for your…

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The Essential Guide to Roadside Emergency Safety


Keeping safe in an emergency is key, and this guide will make certain you are in a better place if the unfortunate does happen.
  • If you have a blowout, try to get the car safely to the shoulder. Even if the tire is down, you can ride the rim a few feet to make certain everyone is safer.
  • Don't put down road flares around the car, they need to be several hundred feet up the road so drivers can react before seeing your car.
  • Call 911 and be patient. Stay locked in the car and tell anyone asking that…
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