VOLVO CARS OF SHREVEPORT BLOG

The Luxurious Experience of the Volvo XC90 Inscription Trim

The luxury SUV market has been growing for some time, and the Volvo XC90 Inscription is an example of why this has been happening. The Inscription trim of the Volvo XC90 has a multitude of features that make it a staple of the luxury SUV market.

While many vehicles that seat 7 people do so by cramming them into a smaller space than is comfortable, the Inscription doesn't cut corners. It seats 7 people, but does so without sacrificing comfort, which makes sure that everybody gets the space they need, even if they're in the third row. The…

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Why Should You Choose The All-New 2019 Volvo V60 Momentum

There are many reasons why you should choose the All-New 2019 Volvo V60 Momentum. Among them are the 9-inch Sensus touchscreen navigation system at your fingertips, the charcoal black finish throughout the exterior, the high-beam signature LED lights penetrating the fog, rain, and snow, and the upholstery smooth white leather providing maximum comfort.

The All-New 2019 Volvo V60 Momentum makes a statement on the road with the innovative technologies on board and the Scandinavian design flushed throughout the interior. Drivers can get access to the...

 

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The Volvo XC40 Momentum Is a Champion SUV

The all-new Volvo XC40 has bounded onto the midsize luxury SUV field, and it is a decided leader of the pack straight out of the gate. Available in three different trims, the Volvo XC40 Momentum is the standard model and offers drivers the premium experience they want at a competitive price. Ranked number one in its class by U.S.News, this nimble and attractive SUV reigns supreme.

You will appreciate the power and agility that the Volvo XC40 Momentum achieves with the turbocharged Drive-E engine. This powertrain comes with 248 horsepower and provides all the responsiveness...

 

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Volvo S60 Dynamic Trim Features

Volvo has a long storied history of delivering on quality and functionality with detail to design. The Volvo S60 is a popular compact luxury sedan which rivals the competition with its impressive features.

Volvo has equipped the S60 Dynamic trim with available AWD so driving is fun again. Driving enthusiasts will enjoy the 31 MPG fuel economy with conservation in mind. The S60 has 240 horsepower along with 258 lb-ft of torque for power and acceleration. Volvo S60 Dynamic Trim has 18-inch wheels available along with an impressive moonroof. The sophisticated drivers can...

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How Wheel Alignments Will Keep Your Vehicle On The Straight And Narrow


For many, vehicle alignments are a mystery. Most motorists know that they should have their car aligned regularly, but they may not know why or what exactly an alignment is.

Put simply, properly aligning your vehicle will increase your gas mileage, help your tires to last longer, improve your vehicle's handling, and provide you will an all-around smoother ride.

That's all well and good, but what exactly happens when you bring your vehicle to the dealership for an alignment? Essentially, your technician will adjust the angle of your vehicle's wheels to make sure that they are all…
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Radiator Service Helps Car Engine Keep Its Cool

Your car's radiator is the compartment that holds water and antifreeze to help the engine keep cool and your car performing well, summer or winter. If this cooling system malfunctions, hot temperatures can blow the gaskets, warp the aluminum heads and cause the engine to sustain costly repairs. The team at our service department at Volvo Cars of Shreveport can perform an occasional radiator flush to help keep your vehicle's engine cooling system in tip-top shape.

It's a good idea to schedule a radiator flush if the antifreeze loses its acidity and its ability to protect engine…

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Guide on How to Test Your Car's Battery Safely


When your car battery is not performing optimally, you can easily test it right at home.
  1. Be sure the car lights and the ignition are off before working near the battery.
  2. Place your safety goggles on, clean the two battery terminals with a wire brush.
  3. Place the positive clamp of the voltmeter, usually in red, to the positive end of the car battery. Take the black clamp, the negative end, attach to the negative side of the battery.
  4. The reading should be at or higher than 12.4 on the voltmeter. If the reading is 12.2 or less, the…
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Signs Your Brake Pedal Needs to be Repaired

If you have ever been driving through Shreveport and you suddenly realize that your brake pedal is feeling a little funny, it could mean that there are problems with your car that are going to become rather bad, rather quickly.

When you press down on the brake pedal, you should feel a good deal of resistance. This doesn't mean that you won't be able to push the brake pedal down (that could mean even worse problems) but there should be a firm resistance. If the pedal seems to be going down too easily, or you feel as though…

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