Discover the Volvo XC60 R-Design Luxury SUV Today

The well-designed Volvo XC60 R-Design offers a highly sought-after blend of performance, versatility and luxury, and we here at SMITHTOWN VOLVO CARS are proud to be the local suppliers of this popular high-end SUV brand. You can check out all the interior and exterior features when you visit our showroom in Saint James, so drop in and take one for a test drive.

The XC60 R-Design launches automotive styling to the next level while sacrificing nothing when it comes to passenger safety and comfort. The seating boasts a combination of leather and fabric upholstery as well as 

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Changing Your Oil With Low Mileage

Some people use their vehicles very frequently. They'll rack up the miles in a very short amount of time. If you're someone that uses their automobile very infrequently, you may be wondering how often you should change your oil. You don't necessarily need to stick to the once every 6 months / 1000 miles rule. You can get by with just checking your oil frequently and making a service appointment when it's necessary.

The color of oil in your engine should be the original amber color that it was when you bought it. When you see the…

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A Used Car Buying Game Plan For Your Next Car Lot Visit

If you are looking for a used vehicle, but aren't sure where to start, use the following guidelines to help you make an informed decision before stepping foot on your next used car lot.

  1. Set a Budget- Know ahead of time how much you can afford, and never let a pushy sales associate convince you to pay extra.
  2. Know What You Want- Knowing what kind of vehicle you are looking for in advance can really shave down your time spent on the car lot. This includes any features or add-ons you are looking for, so be thorough in your…
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What Exactly is an Alternator?

The battery gets a lot of credit when it comes to powering the electronics in your car. In reality, the alternator does a lot of the work. While the battery stores enough electricity to start the vehicle initially, it is the alternator that generates electricity while it is running.

There are a few ways that drivers in Saint James can tell if their alternator is starting to have problems. The most obvious is a red indicator light on the dashboard. It often looks like a battery or simply says "alt." Even if that does not happen, 

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Your Car Battery Can Really Be Affected by Extreme Temperatures

The battery in your car or truck is one of those things that you likely take for granted. You do not even give it a second thought. After all, it does the job it is expected to time after time. However, there will come a day when your vehicle does not start and it will be because of the battery.

Extreme temperatures often cause a battery to wear down much more quickly than you would expect it. In the winter, extremely cold temperatures will cause your battery to use a lot of amps just to get the engine turned over…

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Take a look at the V60 Inscription at SMITHTOWN VOLVO CARS

Whether you’re looking at the expressive outside or the detailed interior, the V60 Inscription gives you a modern take on the design of Swedish luxury. Our team is excited to take a look at this popular midsize sports wagon.

The V60 Inscription has its own trim and special wheel design that sets it apart from the other V60 models. This chrome trim accents the overall look of the sports wagon and has integrated tailpipes that complete the overall look.

 

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Safety Features in the Volvo V90

Many things make a luxury wagon what it is. From high-end cabin materials to a plethora of standard safety features, the Volvo V90 is the very definition of a luxury wagon. It's our job at SMITHTOWN VOLVO CARS to help inform you of the many safety features seen in the V90.

A rearview camera makes sure you can back out of a parking space safely. You can't always see every angle while in reverse. The camera significantly helps the process, making sure you are in the clear as you exit your space.

 

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Safety Features Define the Volvo S90

At SMITHTOWN VOLVO CARS our customers have always been impressed with the performance and luxury of the Volvo S90. What some car buyers don't know is that the S90 was also designed with the utmost safety in mind. Safety features are an important reason you should consider this popular luxury sedan.

The designers at Volvo harnessed years of safety research to build a safer car in the S90. A high-strength steel frame is used to protect those in the cabin, and there are also load limiters which permit better function of the car's safety belts. 

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Overview of the Popular Volvo XC90

If you’re interested in owning a stylish, safe SUV, take a look at the Volvo XC90. In 2020, the Volvo XC90 is considered one of the most luxurious and popular vehicles in its class. The safety features of the Volvo XC90 are among the various reasons why the Volvo XC90 is ahead of the pack in it class.

Among the Volvo XC90 safety features is driver alert control. This feature includes a camera that aids in monitoring a driver to detect drowsiness or distraction. If that is detected, the driver is provided an audio and visual warning. The Volvo…

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What Audio and Tech Features Come With the Volvo XC40?

Saint James drivers may know the Volvo XC40 as a popular luxury subcompact SUV. But customers who come to our dealership ask us all the time about the audio and technology features of the XC40. Today, we're going to introduce those features to you, featuring the all-new 2020 model of the Volvo XC40.

The 2020 Volvo XC40 features a 9-inch display touchscreen in the front of the vehicle. From this touchscreen, the driver can control music, GPS, and more. The XC40 comes standard with a free three-month trial version of XM Sattelite radio that you can enjoy on the…

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