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Which Volvo XC40 Momentum will you choose?

The XC40 Momentum features a contemporary style paired with technology and safety features you come to expect from a popular luxury compact SUV.

Many of the impressive features of the 2019 Volvo XC40 Momentum come standard. Take the 9” Sensus touchscreen for example. From here you can change driving modes, navigate through your entertainment, and a host of other controls with ease.

Instead of your normal instrument panel, the Volvo XC40 features a full 12.3-inch digital display that puts the information you need right in front of you. That way you can stay focused on what’s on the…

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Spring Vehicle Maintenance Will Make You Feel Confident

It's a great feeling to know that your vehicle is in the best working condition possible. And we here at Capital Volvo Cars of Albany want to help you achieve that great feeling, so we're here to educate you on some things that you can do now to make sure that your car is ready for the hot summer months that will soon be here.

Wiper blades that only smudge and leave streaks will never do when you have bird droppings and bug splatter all over your windshields. That's why spring is a great time to have…

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Effective Tips on How to Drive in the Rain


This guide on operating your vehicle in the rain safely has been brought to you by the team here at Capital Volvo Cars of Albany.

The minute that you need to turn on the windshield wipers in the rain should be your cue to also turn on the headlights. This makes your vehicle more visible to others sharing the road as the weather deteriorates.

Once the rain starts falling, slow down two or more seconds to give the cars around you more cushion. This added space will help give everyone more in the way of reaction time.

 
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Inspecting The Tires Before A Blowout

The tires on your car need to be properly inflated and in the best condition possible so that you're safe while driving. One of the things that could happen is a blowout. This can be frightening and can cause damage to the vehicle. Fortunately, there are ways to avoid a blowout.

Bring your vehicle to Capital Volvo Cars of Albany so that we can examine all of the tires to ensure that they have the proper air pressure and to see if there are any pieces of debris in the tires that might cause a blowout...

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Tire Replacement


The tires that are on your vehicle need to be replaced periodically in order to maintain your vehicle and to ensure your safety. There are some ways that you can tell that your tires need to be replaced rather than just waiting for a flat tire or a blowout to occur.
  • It is recommended that tires be replaced every six years or so. It might be less if you drive frequently or it can be longer if you don't drive your vehicle very often.
  • The tire tread is an important indication of your tire health. We can help you…
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Can Warm Weather Conditions Set Off Tire-Pressure Alarms?

The tires on your vehicle must stand up to tough road and weather conditions without failing. In order to do so, your tires need to be properly inflated with air. If your tires are inflated to suggested levels, they are better able to provide support and traction for your vehicle. In contrast, underinflated tires provide inadequate support, are subject to uneven wear, and may fail at high speeds.

Tire pressure sensors are special devices that inform you if air-pressures within your tires are at proper levels. Both overly high and low readings may indicate tire damage.

In addition to tire…

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Review: 2018 Volvo V60

600 × 335The station wagon is an all-American family ride, but add some luxury appeal to it and you’ve got a new classic that’s a dream for drivers with kids and commuters alike.

The 2018 Volvo V60 isn’t your parents’ wagon. With intuitive technology, lux seating, and precision mechanics, it’s more than they even thought possible. Read on to see what each trim offers, then visit us in Albany to see how Volvo has revolutionized the wagon:
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