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Prepare Your Children For Long Road Trips

Family road trips are exciting activities. They offer a chance for everyone involved to bond. However, children will have a hard time sitting through extremely long road trips. The vehicle is confining and does not allow kids to move around freely. Children become frustrated with these circumstances and present a tremendous distraction to the operator of the vehicle.

Road trip games offer an alternative that can help parents manage energetic children who are stuck in the back of a vehicle on a long road trip. Games such as Tic-Tac-Toe, 20 Questions and the License Plate Game...
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Learn How to Use a Roof Rack in Albany

When traveling, you might consider a roof rack to hold your luggage. It is important to understand how the roof rack works, what to do and what not to do. One thing to avoid is overloading the rack. You should also take care with how you tighten the bolts. Too much tightening could damage your car.

When you do not need the roof rack, take it off. Leaving it up there creates a lot of drag on your car. That drag could be lowering your fuel efficiency and making it more difficult to reach and maintain highway speeds.

 

 

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Review: 2019 Volvo XC40

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The Volvo S60 Dynamic Featuring Superior Luxury and Maximum Power

The Volvo name is synonymous with expert engineering, classic style, and premium technology. The Volvo S60 Dynamic lives up to this storied reputation. The popular compact luxury sedan boasts a myriad of standard features designed to provide maximum comfort and convenience. The sporty 18-inch alloy wheels, premium leather seats, and power moonroof all combine to exemplify the master craftsmanship. The turbocharged direct-injection engine boasts 240 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque, providing drivers with a smooth and accelerated driving experience every time they take to...

 

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Comparison Volvo XC90 vs BMW X5

600 × 335Drivers in Albany looking for a mid-size SUV be sure to come to visit us at Capital Volvo Cars of Albany and test drive the 2018 Volvo XC90. Below we will compare the XC90 against the BMW X5. After reading our review come and visit us to experience the XC90 for yourself.
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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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Review: 2018 XC60

600 × 335Volvo’s 2018 XC60 is fully equipped to take you everywhere that you need to go. If you’re looking for a crossover SUV that offers comfort, safety, and sophistication then you need to check out the 2018 XC60.
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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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