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Volvo Earns 13 IIHS Safety Awards in 2022

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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?

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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 Pocket-lint.com, 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

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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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The Luxurious New Volvo XC90

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The new Volvo XC90 is roomy, sophisticated and rich with safety features. Newport Beach shoppers are pleased by the fuel economy of the new XC90 from Gengras Volvo Cars East Hartford. It's a midsize SUV that ticks every box for Connecticut travelers.

Performance

The new Volvo XC90 offers three powertrains: T5, T6, and T8. The engines in this SUV produce 250-, 316- and 400-horsepower, respectively. The T6 engine has two electric motors and a hybrid system.

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The Volvo C40 Recharge Offers Something Different

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If you're interested in getting an all-electric crossover in East Hartford, you'll want to check out the all-new Volvo C40 Recharge from Volvo Cars East Hartford. This is the company's first all-electric crossover. It's stylish and modern, and it's clear that Volvo has put in a lot of thought into its design. And you can find it in Santa Ana.

Everything about the C40 is refreshing. It has a leather-free interior and partially recycled carpets to minimize its environmental impact during your commute in Hartford.

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All About the All-New Volvo XC60 Recharge

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The all-new 2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge is a stunning midsize luxury SUV with an advanced plug-in hybrid powertrain. If you are looking to balance efficiency, performance, and interior luxury for the entire family, the XC60 Recharge has everything you need and more. At Gengras Volvo Cars East Hartford, we are here to show off the potential of the brand-new Volvo XC60 Recharge. Read on for a closer look at some of the model's key features, and do not hesitate to give us a call if you have any questions!
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Enjoy A Luxury Experience in the New Volvo XC40

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When you are in the market to upgrade your vehicle, look no further than what the new Volvo XC40 makes available to you. This luxury compact crossover SUV has everything you could want or expect in a new car. It has the capabilities of offering you years' worth of safe and reliable driving. Come to Gengras Volvo Cars in East Hartford today to test drive the new Volvo XC40 today.

Sleek Design

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Volvo v. Mercedes-Benz

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To be perfectly transparent, it seems some luxury automakers go out of their way to be confusing in the panoply of models and trims offered East Hartford. Though, this may be considered a "divide and conquer" approach, wherein the deeper you venture, the more complicated the model, options related and, of course, expense.

At Gengras Volvo Cars of East Hartford, we wish to compare the Scandinavian simplicity of the Volvo lineup against ever-complicated, Mercedes-Benz offerings – perhaps mired in too much luxury and detail.

Volvo v. Mercedes-Benz 

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