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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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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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How Often Should You Get an Oil Change for Your Volvo?

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To a lot of drivers, getting an oil change can feel like more of an arbitrary chore than an important part of car upkeep. If you're being proactive and getting your oil changed regularly, then you'll likely never see exactly what happens if you don't. Slacking on oil changes can be an expensive, eye-opening experience for first-time drivers, and there's a whole roster of nasty surprises (and expenses) you can save by staying on top of it.

 

Thankfully, there are only a few basic things you need to learn in order to keep your Volvo's…

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Tomorrow's Tech and Audio Features in Today's Volvo S60

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True to its luxury pedigree, the Volvo S60 trounces other sedans in a variety of areas, from capability and efficiency to safety, audio, and tech. Add to this a pristine, richly appointed cabin, and you have the makings of a class-leading vehicle. Our East Hartford, CT Gengras Volvo Cars East Hartford team selected two Volvo S60 audio and tech features for your info.

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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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Volvo Offers Free Tows for Life (and More) on Their App!

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The Volvo Cars App completely transforms car ownership! 

 

Let's get the obvious out the way: if a car brand was JUST offering free towing for life, it would be pretty easy to draw some negative conclusions about the quality of their cars. Thankfully, this is Volvo that we're talking about. It's no secret that Volvo cars are incredibly reliable, boasting long lifespans, durable parts, and safety features that minimize risks of unexpected accidents. 

 

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A Comparison of Volvo's Different Engines

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There are four available Volvo engines and each one has something exciting to offer. The Volvo T5, T6, T8 Hybrid, and Polestar engines all have unique merits and we here at Gengras Volvo have taken the time to compare and contrast the differences so you can make the right choice for your driving needs and habits.
 
Volvo T5 Engine
The T5 engine is the standard engine option for most Volvo cars, crossovers, and SUVs. It's available with a front- or all-wheel drivetrain. The Volvo T5 engine is partnered with an 8-speed transmission that provides a silky-smooth transition and…
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Keep Your Volvo Tires Up-to-Date!

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Regardless of what car you own, it can be easy to avoid thinking about your tires until something goes wrong. Unfortunately, things going wrong can be downright dangerous-and expensive too! 

 

While tires can be easy to neglect, keeping them in good shape is key in maximizing your new Volvo's performance, comfort, and safety. It's suggested to replace tires after six years of normal driving, although plenty of factors can shorten their lifespan.

 
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Drive a Luxury Car in East Hartford

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Calling all Connecticut drivers! Volvo Cars East Hartford should be your destination for getting a new luxury car in the Hartford area.

When you need a quality luxury car, like the Volvo S60, be sure to stop by our dealership at Gengras Volvo East Hartford!

Luxury Volvo Cars to Consider

Driving a Volvo feels more like taking a being at the spa rather than on a commute to work in East Hartford or a drive to a grocery store down the street from your home. When you get inside a Volvo at our dealership near East Hartford, you'll feel…

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What Are The Best Tires To Survive the Connecticut Summer Heat?

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Your tires are a very important part of your car. A fun summer trip can be easily ruined if you have a blown tire that makes you have to stop and change it by the road. That's why you should get the right tires for the season. While many brands claim to be "all-season" tires, some aren't able to withstand high temperatures as well as others. We have provided you with ways to be prepared for the CT summer heat with new tires from Gengras Volvo Cars East Hartford.
 
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