Appropriate Oil Change Intervals for Low-Mileage Drivers

One mistake that low-mileage drivers often make is assuming their vehicles' oil change needs. These drivers mistakenly believe this service is unnecessary simply because they drive less often. This is untrue, and fresh oil is one of the most prominent factors when it comes to ensuring high fuel economy, vehicle longevity and a smoothly running engine.

In Albany, one of the most convenient places to schedule your next oil change is the hospitable service department inside of Capital Volvo Cars of Albany. 

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Your Auto-Dimming Rear View Mirrors Can Save Your Vision

Here at your friendly local dealership, we are known for helping drivers like you to maximize safety. An easy way to make this happen is to shield your eyes from the harmful effects of high beam headlights.

During night travel, headlights set to the highest levels can easily interfere with your vision. Special auto-dimming rear view mirrors can prevent this dangerous occurrence. These mirrors make use of components that include special gels, mirrors, processors, and sensors to work their magic. The sensors in the mirrors can detect the presence of high headlight beams.

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Quick Tips For Cleaning Your Car's Engine

Driving around in a clean, shiny car feels good. When performing basic auto maintenance, however, most Albany drivers never address the grime that's collecting under their vehicles' hoods. At Capital Volvo Cars of Albany, we want all local motorists to have a comprehensive understanding of good automotive care, including how to clean their cars' engines.

Pick The Right Day

Although your engine isn't directly exposed to the elements, a considerable amount of dirt, dust, and other debris can find its way under the hood. To get rid of it, start by picking the right day.

 

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The Time for Tire Replacements is Here

Tires can tear apart on the road without warning. It happens. What also happens the tires provide definitive signs that they require replacing. Wear and tear combined with age and other issues indicate the tires need to go. Dry rot and low treads, in particular, indicate a severe problem. So would the inability for the tires to maintain the appropriate pressure.

Perform a check of the tires periodically. Measure the tread depth to ensure it is safe. Look for bulges and blisters. When you see such apparent problems, take the car to get new tires. The old ones might blowout…

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Embracing The Volvo V90 Spirit

The Volvo V90 has a number of important safety features that are not discussed on a frequent enough basis. It is so important to make sure you know what it is all about so as to get the best vehicle possible from a safety perspective. The Volvo V90 is exactly the vehicle to go for in that respect.

Look at the front-impact airbags and how they can keep a person a lot safer when they are in an auto accident. Think about the security system meant to deter thieves as well. That is another nice feature of the Volvo V90…

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Why the V60 Inscription is Such a Popular Sports Wagon Today

Drivers in Albany who are looking for an attractive station wagon that's the perfect combination of luxury and functionality will definitely want to check out the V60 Inscription. This popular station wagon features a number of unique perks that will greatly enhance your quality of life. Not only is it a very safe vehicle, but it is also quite spacious as well since it can comfortably accommodate five passengers. What really makes the V60 Inscription such a popular car though is its unique sense of luxurious style.

When you get behind the wheel of a V60 here on our…

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The 2020 Volvo XC90 and Its Safety Features

In 2020, the Volvo XC90 is considered to be one of the most popular and luxurious SUVs on the market. Beyond popularity and style, the Volvo XC90 garners high marks because of its many safety features.

Among the outstanding safety features on the Volvo XC90 is an automatic braking system. The automatic braking system begins to work at the same time that safety belt tensioners or airbags activate.

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A Look at the Popular Volvo S90

The Volvo S90 is one of the most popular luxury sedans on the road today. There are a number of reasons why the Volvo S90 is well-regarded. These include the outstanding array of safety features on the Volvo S90.

The Volvo S90 safety features include a passenger compartment crafted with ultra-high-strength boron steel. This provides powerful protection for passengers in the event of a collision. In addition, the safety features on the Volvo S90 include Run-off road Mitigation

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Volvo XC60: Luxurious Inside and Out

Volvo XC60 cuts a dashing figure on any road, with exterior polish to match its impressive power and handling. Volvo XC60's recognized status as one of the most admired luxury compact SUVs on the market derives as much from its twin engine and drive modes as from its trend-forward tech and audio features. Our Capital Volvo Cars of Albany team selected the following two for your edification.

Wireless Bluetooth Pairing

Volvo XC60 pairs wirelessly with Bluetooth-enabled devices via Sensus Connect. Sensus Connect integrates a host of apps in addition to devices, giving 
 

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Keeping Your Family Safe with Proper Winter Tires

Winter presents some of the most challenging driving of the year. Thus, you must be fully prepared and have your vehicle appropriate outfitted for the winter season. This includes making sure you've the most suitable tires on your vehicle.

There are three common types of winter tires to select from. These include studded tires that do come complete with actual studs built into the tread. There are studless ice and snow tires that perform well in winter conditions and don't have studs in the treads. Finally, there are performance tires that are well-suited for cold weather and

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