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Comparison: 2018 Volvo XC60 vs. 2018 Audi Q5

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When you’re looking for a compact SUV, both Volvo and Audi indulge buyers. Both the 2018 Volvo XC60 and the 2018 Audi Q5 are excellent options when shopping for a compact SUV and we’re here to put them head to head.

In our opinion, the Volvo XC60 pulls out in front of its competition. If you end in favor of the 2018 Volvo XC60, come in and visit us at Capital Volvo in Albany, New York and we will set you up with one of our excellent sales team members.

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Volvo XC40 R-Design Trim Has A Sporty Look

The Volvo XC40 R-Design Trim joins the outstanding lineup of popular Volvo compact SUVs. This 2018 model has a distinctive appearance with a shiny black rooftop and sporty accents. The interior has Napa leather seating. The large wheels add a bold stance. The 248-horsepower engine works with the Drive E powertrain to provide smooth acceleration.

Albany drivers appreciate the Volvo XC40 R-Design Trim's excellent gas mileage and low emissions. This exciting small SUV combines high performance with economy in a sporty package. Using the touchscreen control panel, drivers can set the...
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Volvo XC60 Inscription Trim Offers Ergonomic Seating

The Volvo XC60 Inscription Trim is a recent entry in the Volvo mid-size SUV lineup. It has classic Volvo styling with a bright chrome-plated grille. The interior has driftwood accents and fine leather coverings. The headlights have a distinctive LED array, and the rear has large red tail lights and dual exhausts. The body has sleek lines that cut through headwinds.

Albany-area drivers enjoy the advanced comfort options on the Volvo XC60 Inscription Trim. They include ventilated seats, heated seats, and massaging chairs. The model has comfortable ergonomic seating that works well on
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The Refined Design of the 2019 Volvo XC90 Momentum

If you're looking to invest in a vehicle that has a sophisticated look, consider the 2019 Volvo XC90 Momentum. This popular luxury SUV has a beautifully crafted exterior that stands out from the crowd.

Overall, the body of the SUV is sleek. It features sculpted lines that create a modern aesthetic. On the front end, you'll find bright LED headlights. They're complemented by daytime running lights. These lights take on a unique shape that Volvo calls "Thor's Hammer." A large grille sits in the middle. It's surrounded by an attractive chrome trim and features vertical…

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Preparing Your Vehicle for Touch Up Paint

If you’re like most car owners, you want to keep your car looking like new for as long as possible not just so it’ll look good but to keep the retail or trade-in value as high as possible. Sometimes little scratches can really downgrade your car’s value. Come to Capital Volvo Cars of Albany and let us help you fix those scratches, whether it’s getting helpful tips from us or getting your own supplies and doing it yourself.

If your vehicle only has minor scratches, you may be able to repair it yourself with touch-up paint…

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Tips to Reduce Glare

As much as we love a nice sunny day, the sun can become our enemy really quickly when we’re trying to drive. If you’re driving into the sun and are looking at nothing but glare, it can even be dangerous. Stop at Capital Volvo Cars of Albany and let us offer you some tips to reduce glare and get your children safely to school.

Here are some tips to avoid sun glare when driving.

• Get polarized sunglasses to reduce glare.
• Use the sun visor.
• Drive with headlights if necessary.
• Make sure your windshield is clean inside and out…

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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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