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Elevate Your Drive Time with the 2023 Volvo XC90

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Driving a luxury SUV around Connecticut makes every trip, short or long, much more enjoyable, and that's why the new Volvo XC90 at Gengras Volvo Cars East Hartford should be on your radar. This new Volvo SUV not only flaunts exquisite designs inside and out, but it also comes loaded with high-tech features and boasts lively performance specs. These appealing traits lead to an exceptional driving experience that will make any adventure unforgettable.

Count on Fun and Safe Travels in the New Volvo XC90

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Purchase a Used Car From Gengras Volvo East Hartford!

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Used vehicles offer an array of benefits. When you shop for a used vehicle, you can explore a diverse range of model years and trim levels. From newer models to older models and even ones that have since been discontinued, you can investigate many different options.

Plenty of Options to Explore

Drivers throughout Connecticut can enjoy an expansive selection of used vehicles for sale at Gengras Volvo Cars East Hartford. Our used inventory features an abundance of options, from popular Volvo models to vehicles from other well-known luxury brands.

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Understanding Volvo's Mild Hybrid Engines

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An environmentally friendly option designed to appeal to a broader audience is now available with Volvo’s Mild Hybrid or MHEV (Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle) engine. Mild Hybrids combine a traditional combustion engine with an electric motor. Together, this pair is more economical — between 15% and 20% more fuel efficient and while reducing CO2 emissions.  
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The New Volvo S60 Is The Ideal Luxury Sedan For You

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Have you dreamed of owning or leasing a high-end sedan that showcases premium designs, numerous comfort features, and cutting-edge technology? If so, come to Gengras Volvo Cars East Hartford to check out the stunning new Volvo S60. There are numerous upsides to choosing this luxury car as your next automotive upgrade, from its dashing good looks to its spirited performance and various high-tech features.

Designs that will Take Your Breath Away

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The Volvo C40 Is A Safety Award Winning Vehicle

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Volvo has always been associated with safety. That connection just got stronger with Volvo Cars’ first all-electric Volvo C40 Recharge compact SUV earning the coveted 2022 Top Safety Pick+ (TSP+) award from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS).

The IIHS TSP+ Award

The IIHS tests evaluate two aspects of safety: crashworthiness—or how well a vehicle protects its occupants in a crash—and crash avoidance and mitigation—or how well a vehicle’s technology can prevent a crash or lessen its severity.  

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Volvo Earns 13 IIHS Safety Awards in 2022

Volvo has a long-running reputation for producing sleek, feature-rich autos that are just as high-performing as they are fun to drive. However, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently recognized Volvo for its stellar achievements in safety.

East Hartford drivers looking for cars, crossovers, or SUVs that boast cutting-edge safety technologies and advanced crash mitigation features will find what they're searching for in Volvo models. At Gengras Volvo Cars East Hartford, we're excited to report that Volvo earned no fewer than 13 IIHS safety awards in 2022.

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Prep Your Volvo for the Winter

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As the winter approaches, many of us need to start thinking about our cars. While Volvo makes cars built for the cold winter months, these vehicles still need special care to ensure they perform their best in the snow. Your Volvo S60 might need a new set of tires, or you might even need an alignment rebalancing to ensure your XC90 stays properly fixed above the ground. No matter your winter service prep needs, we can help you out here at Gengras Volvo Cars of East Hartford. Let us tell you more about the top services your Volvo may need…
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What is Amazon Key-In Car?

Nothing's worse than ordering something from Amazon to discover that it's been stolen right off of your porch or doorstep. To get past these so-called "porch pirates," Amazon has provided a few options. According to, these options are or will be soon:
  • Amazon Key In-Home – Set up the Amazon system to temporarily allow access to your home to the delivery driver. They'll scan their device, open the door, leave the package, and shut and lock your door for you. The whole action is recorded and monitored.
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Don't Overlook Hybrids

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While it seems like every brand offers some form of hybrid option, many drivers still don't consider them for their new vehicle purchase. This could be for multiple reasons. Some drivers still think of a hybrid vehicle as a tiny car with no power. Others don't know that there are hybrids for every type of vehicle, not just sedans or hatchbacks. And still, others don't think that a hybrid SUV could handle their daily East Hartford drive. Whatever the case may be, we think that hybrid vehicles deserve a closer look.

Have You Considered a New Hybrid…

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2022 Updates on the XC60

The Volvo XC60 gets a host of updates, with probably the biggest one being a new set of engines. Other than new engines, the Volvo XC60 modifies its tech offerings slightly while also nixing standard leather seats. The 2022 Volvo XC60 also gets a slight design refresh for interior and exterior. The new Volvo XC60 is ready to help East Hartford area drivers take on a variety of driving needs, ranging from family hauling to daily commuting and beyond.

2022 Volvo XC60 Engine Updates

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