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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 Future is The Volvo EX90

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Volvo has officially introduced their flagship all-electric SUV, the EX90. The 2024 EX90 is now available for pre-order at Gengras Volvo Cars East Hartford. Pre-order customers will be able to configure and customize their EX90 beginning in the fall of 2023, and their orders will be prioritized for delivery in 2024. Pricing for the 7-seater SUV begins around $80,000. 
As the first full size electric SUV by Volvo, the EX90 is expected to have up to 300 miles of tailpipe emission-free driving range on a single charge. 
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Volvo Trim Options in 2023

For Volvo model year 2023, updates have been made across the lineup available to East Hartford.

And with these innovations, more comprehensive and uncluttered is the approach to Volvo luxury model selection. There’s also a degree of sustainability offered those models having remained fuel-fired in 2022.

As the premier, branded dealership in East Hartford, Gengras Volvo Cars is the tip-of-spear in offering all that Volvo builds upon.

What’s New to Volvo for 2023

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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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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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Trade in Your Current Model for Luxury

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Have you been considering getting your hands on a new vehicle this year? 2022 is the year to do it and do it well with a new Volvo. In addition to the lineup of luxury Volvo vehicles being innovative, updated, and spectacular for 2022, you can also enjoy an updated trade-in experience with our easy online appraisal process. Getting behind the wheel of a new vehicle without squandering the quality or value of your previous one is possible with your local Gengras Volvo Cars dealership. Get started today!

How Our Online Trade-In Process Works

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Is Volvo Going To Go All Electric?

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Volvo has invested $11 billion in electrified car technology and sold over 500,000 electrified models to date. Yet there has been little to no press around any plans of Volvo becoming an electric car brand, which they've stated is their goal. In mid-2018, when China banned all combustion engine cars, there was a brief moment of the press as Volvo moved production to fully electric vehicles and announced every first model of their new line would be electric. But this moment faded just as quickly as it arose.
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The Volvo C40: The First Electric Volvo

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Looking towards the future and seeing an all-electric model in your midst? Consider the new 2022 Volvo C40. This dynamic powerhouse is the key to your electrified dreams. Stop by our local Gengras Volvo Cars to shop for yours with our experts today.

All About Power

This is an all-electric vehicle with plenty of pizzazz. Its powertrain consists of a dual electric motor system that produces up to 403-horsepower and is designed to drive for about 225-miles before needing another charge. 

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Volvo Electric Cars, Crossovers & SUVs Are About to Dominate the Market

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Volvo has committed to providing a hybrid or fully-electric powertrain for all of its cars, crossovers, and SUVs. This is excellent news for drivers who are looking to decrease their carbon footprint and reduce their dependence on gas-powered vehicles.  


As it stands, Volvo has a goal of having 50% of its sales volume to be electric and have one million electric Volvos on the road by the year 2025. 


Since 2019, every new Volvo car, crossover, or SUV will have an electric motor. This decision is a significant leap towards dedicating themselves to environmentally-conscious measures.

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