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World-Class Volvo Safety in the New XC60

The Volvo XC60 is a popular luxury compact SUV that earned the World Car of the Year designation in 2018, and Volvo hasn't missed one beat for their model.

The ultra high-strength boron steel body surrounds the driver and passengers and is essentially a safety cell. Both the rear and front ends dissipate energy during a collision, acting as another layer of protection. The XC60 is also equipped to help you avoid accidents.  

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The Volvo V90 Offers Increased Traction

The new Volvo V90 is a spacious and high-performance crossover vehicle. While it is perfectly at home on urban streets, the new V90 has many design features that allow it to perform just as comfortably off-road. These features include special all-wheel-drive transmissions as well as specially designed chassis members.

The new Volvo V90 is a surefooted off-road performer. Enabling this off-roading prowess is the proprietary Instant Traction system. This service uses special sensors to keep an eye on several important performance measures. 

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Explore the Interior of the Volvo XC90

The spacious Volvo XC90 can be the perfect high-end SUV for you. There are a lot of interior features to take advantage of. You’ll have room for plenty of passengers and can enjoy the quality materials, too.

There are three rows for passengers, sitting up to seven inside of the XC90. The first two rows are spacious while the third is best suited for kids and smaller adults. You can look forward to leatherette as the standard upholstery or upgrade to leather. 

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The Perks of the Volvo Certified Pre-Owned Program

There are few certified pre-owned car buying programs that are as highly regarded as the Volvo Certified Pre-Owned program. That is for a few good reasons as explained below.

When you drive away with a vehicle from the Volvo Certified Pre-Owned program, you know that it has already pass a detailed inspection that covers 170 issues. You also will not waste any time considering vehicles that have too many miles on them because all Volvo Certified Pre-Owned cars have less than 80,000 miles right out of the gate.  

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Anti-theft Strategies Can Help Keep Your Vehicle Safe From Being Stolen

No matter how many anti-theft devices the manufacturer of your vehicle has included in your new ride, there are still some additional steps that you can take to further protect your vehicle. Let's take a closer look:

  • A lot of people forget their keys in their vehicle. You're basically handing your vehicle over to a thief when you do this. Refrain from hiding a spare key under your seat or in your glove box. A thief knows to look for this. 
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Check Out the Volvo S60 Safety Features

Are you looking for a luxury compact sedan? At Volvo Marin, we try to keep our consumers up-to-date with the models that we have in our inventory. The Volvo S60 is a sought-after model with our consumers because it comes with safety features that are innovative and offer outstanding protection. Let's read about of a few of its safety features below.

The S60 comes with a Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) and Cross Traffic Alert. The Blind Spot Monitoring System is activated when the vehicle reaches 6 mph.  

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Improve the Fuel Efficiency of Your Volvo: Part 2

Our last post shared some ways you can improve the fuel efficiency of your Volvo. Well, we here at Volvo Cars Marin are back with some more fuel efficient tips for Madera drivers:

  • When you follow a vehicle closely, you find yourself braking and reaccelerating more often with their speed changes. Every time you reaccelerate, your engine uses more fuel. Increase your following distance to give yourself more space to coast when they slow down, and then you won't need to reaccelerate as much.
  • Your engine is the least efficient when it's cold.
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Improve the Fuel Efficiency of Your Volvo: Part 1

As we go about our daily drives, fuel efficiency is definitely something we all keep in mind. Volvo Cars Marin would like to offer Madera drivers some tips to make their drives a little more fuel efficient. Try some of these with your Volvo:

  • Extra weight from luggage means extra power is needed from your engine. Try limiting yourself to only what you need for your trip.
  • Strapping luggage to the roof can cut down your highway efficiency by as much as 10 mpg. Buy an aerodynamic roof top cargo box to help.
  • The faster you go on the highway…
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Volvo Joins Climate Savers Program and Agrees to Dramatically Lower Carbon Emissions

Nobody appreciates the green lifestyle like we do in the San Francisco area. Ecology-minded drivers flock to our Corte Madera showroom to shop new Volvo hybrids for their combination of luxury and fuel efficiency.

Did you know Volvo is doing much more for the environment than simply adding hybrid powertrains to its lineup?

Volvo Group is the only automaker in the world to join the Climate Savers program run by...

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Have an Adventure in Style with the 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country

You love the elegance and sophistication of new Volvo vehicles. You crave that feeling of comfortable security, knowing that the latest in safety technology is protecting you even in the busiest San Francisco traffic.

You also have the heart of an explorer, and need a vehicle that can keep up.

The new Volvo V90 Cross Country is arriving at Volvo Cars Marin later this fall. With two decades of experience making all-weather Cross Country models, Volvo has created their most advanced one yet. To make the luxurious V90 worthy of the Cross Country name, it gets:

  • Driving modes, including Off-Road…
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