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The Volvo S60 is Engineered with Safety in Mind

Safety should be one of your top priorities when you are looking to purchase a car. When it comes to safety, you cannot go wrong with the Volvo S60. Volvo has a strong reputation with being one of the safest cars on the road, and the S60 has numerous safety features that will make you feel confident while driving.

Driver and front passenger airbags come standard with the Volvo S60. These airbags will inflate to a certain level based on the force of impact to protect your head, face, and neck. The Volvo S60 also has an automatic braking after…

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Indulge Your Automotive Senses With A Volvo XC40

The 2020 Volvo XC40 is a popular compact SUV that has taken the auto industry by storm. This vehicle is luxurious as well as sporty thanks to its exotic features. The XC40 comes in multiple trim levels, including the Inscription, Momentum and R-Design.

The 2020 Volvo XC40 R-Design is a class act for many different reasons. This particular SUV comes equipped with a blacked-out, theme-colored roofline and distinct exterior colors. Thanks to being the sportier version of its counterparts, the R-Design will host larger wheel sizes that range from 18 to 20 inches in diameter. 

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Simple Tips to Foil Car Thieves

When you buy a vehicle from us at Volvo Cars New Bern, you want to keep it until you trade it in for something new. Unfortunately, car thieves have a different plan. They want to steal your vehicle when you park it in town or at an out-of-town destination. These tips will help you foil car thieves.

Some thieves scour the area to find vehicles parked on an incline. They tow the vehicles away instead of hot-wiring them. Turn your wheels toward an obstruction, such as curb, and place the vehicle in park when parking on an incline. This makes…

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View Nwe Volvo XC90 Interior Features

The Volvo XC90 from Volvo Cars New Bern is a full-size SUV that does not disappoint its drivers. This all-new SUV is the definition of options. With so many options to choose from with the XC90, it's apparent to see why this full-size SUV has become a favorite of many drivers in the US.

If you’re looking for luxury features, then the XC90 is the best choice. This year’s XC90 now has 4-zone climate control, a new wool interior option, and a 4-corner suspension. The 4-zone climate control is automatic and will adjust according to the outdoors…

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Save of a New Volvo in New Bern with the Summer of Safety




 

When Jacksonville take advantage of the Summer of Safety sales event, they will be able to find affordable leases for our top Volvo models. Whether it’s a compact sport car or a three-row luxury SUV that you're in the market for, be sure to check out our current new vehicle specials to discover Volvo cars the come with exceptional safety features.

Learn more about the Summer of Safety new vehicle specials as well as Volvo's impressive safety features.

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Expert Volvo Services and Repairs in Jacksonville, NC

Keep your Volvo healthy when you visit Volvo Cars of New Bern in Jacksonville, NC. Our service center is here to make sure your Volvo car or SUV stays in pristine condition for the long haul. We have Volvo-trained technicians that will show your car the care it deserves. Our goal is to make sure you get the best of our new or late-model Volvo for years to come. Whether you’re looking to get scheduled maintenance or routine repairs, let Volvo Cars of New Bern keep your Volvo is ready for the road.

 

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How to Not Hydroplane in a Storm

Driving through rain is a challenge when the roadway doesn't drain fast enough. Water pooling on the road surface can cause your tires to lose traction. The result is like driving on ice. You can spin out or end up in a ditch.

When you notice water on the roadway, reducing your speed to five or ten miles per hour less than the speed limit will help. Also, avoid using your brakes or cruise control when you encounter water on the road. How effective these measures will depend on the condition of your tires. Worn tires are more likely…

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What is the Difference Between a Powertrain Warranty and a Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty?

Purchasing a new or certified used vehicle usually involves a great deal of research. One element that you inevitably will be asked to consider is a warranty. Having a working knowledge of what powertrain and bumper-to-bumper warranties involve provides you with one less item you need to study.

A powertrain warranty covers items that are responsible for moving your car forward or in reverse. This includes oiled internal parts, such as the engine, driveshaft, and transmission, to name a few. It does not include parts that are considered to be part of the normal wear of your auto.

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Keeping Gas in the Tank this Winter to Prevent Headaches

Driving the car in winter with anything less than a full tank of gas can be dangerous in a number of ways. Here are a few things you will want to consider when it comes to driving with a full tank of gas in winter, courtesy of our team at Volvo Cars of New Bern.

The less fuel that is in the gas tank, the more room for moisture to form. That moisture will freeze overnight as temperatures dip, and that could be problematic with frozen fuel lines. The car engine will not get gas, and you will be stuck…

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Why is the Differential Important?

If you’re operating a rear-wheel-drive (RWD) vehicle, the differential is responsible for the rear wheels’ ability to turn. Each wheel turns at a different speed, and the differential harnesses each with a set of gears to allow them to work together.

When you make a turn, either left or right, the wheels closest to the direction of the turn are referred to as the inside. Those on the other side of the vehicle are called the outside wheels. The outer wheels travel farther and faster to keep up with the number of rotations the inner wheels make.

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