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Impressive New Volvo XC90 Momentum Trim Features

The new Volvo XC90 Momentum Trim is that popular luxury SUV that got all this attention due in part to its safety features.

Standard in the Volvo XC90 Momentum Trim is the rearview camera for helping increase visibility behind your vehicle. Simply place your vehicle in reverse, then observe as the screen on the center console is your camera screen, giving you a bird's eye view of anything that is behind your vehicle.

Set the Adaptive Cruise Control in the Volvo XC90 Momentum Trim and the radar starts scanning the road for any vehicle ahead moving slower than your…
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Need a New Car Battery? Here's How to Tell

Has your car battery been serviced recently? Car batteries experience a lot of wear and tear over the life of a car, especially in extreme temperatures like summer heat. Testing the battery - or, if necessary, getting a new one - can help keep your car running in peak condition.

It's easy to test your car battery yourself with a digital voltmeter. Turn off the ignition and the car lights. Next, connect the positive voltmeter test lead to the positive terminal in the battery and the negative voltmeter test lead.

If the battery isn't holding a charge and has lost…

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Effective Guide on How to Replace a Flat Tire

Getting a flat tire can occur anywhere, either on the highway or in the middle of nowhere. Regardless of where you are stranded, this guide should help you get back on the road as quickly and safely as possible.
  • Make sure the car is off the road, drive on the rim if needed a few feet to get to a safer location.
  • Place the car in park, turn off the engine, lock the emergency brake.
  • With the lug wrench, loosen the lugs a turn while the tire still touches the ground.
  • Jack the car into the air until the flat…
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Thinking About an Emergency Kit for Your Car?

There are a few critical items that you can keep in your car that will allow you to stay safe. Whether you drive remote roads or in the city, staying prepared could reduce your level of stress if something does happen.

In addition to your basic flat tire kit, a can of Fix-a-Flat can let you repair small leaks without having to remove the entire wheel.

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Need a Ride for Your Spring Road Trip? Explore Our Lineup of Affordable Used Vehicles at Volvo Cars Princeton!

Now that we're in the months with the most beautiful weather, the idea of taking a road trip with your friends or family is a very appealing prospect, and we here at Volvo Cars Princeton would love to help you find the ride that best suits your needs! Of course, we know that not all drivers are interested in a brand-new vehicle, and that's why we'd love for you to dive in and explore our wide lineup of used vehicles; as high-quality and reliable as they are affordable, your preferred ride could be just around the corner…

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Get Your Volvo Model Ready for the New Season at Our Lawrenceville, NJ Service Center

We're well into spring at this point, folks, and we here at Volvo Cars Princeton know that your vehicle deserves some care for the warm months to keep performing well. If it's been a while since you last had your vehicle serviced for some routine maintenance, or if you have more in-depth repairs that are demanding your attention, the friendly technicians here at our service center would love to provide you the care your car deserves.

 

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Signs Your Tires Need to be Replaced Due to Low Air Pressure


If you get an alert from the tire pressure indicator in your vehicle of low air in any of the tires, it is time to get the issue addressed before something bad happens out on the road. Here are warning signs the car tires should be replaced.

When you are driving on tires that are low in air pressure, the car is now riding on more of the tread than when the air is at the recommended setting. The more tread touching the road, the faster that added friction will begin to wear away the tire tread quicker.

The excess…
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When Your Transmission Is Causing Problems


There are a number of problems with your vehicle that can indicate you are having an issue with your transmission. Grinding gears or fluid leaks, a smell of burnt rubber, or a slow to engage engine into the right gear all point to a problem with your transmission.

Your transmission fluid should be checked during routine oil changes. If there has been a leak, low fluid can cause your transmission to work poorly. If your transmission has gone 100,000 miles, it's time to have your transmission serviced. To keep your car running well, have it serviced whenever you…
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Don’t Forget about Your Wipers

As the winter manages to hang on for as long as possible, there are some important things we need to do to prepare for any more tough times ahead. Some of these things may include changing the wardrobe and equipping our indoor environment to handle the cold weather. For car owners, you will need to rig your car with the right accessories to push you through the winter season. One of the critical things that you need to change your vehicle is the wiper blades.

 

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