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What Does Horsepower Mean?

What exactly is the meaning of horsepower?

It is a common inscription on a number of large SUV cars that we find around. The inscription is also found on boilers and power generators. So what is exactly is the meaning of horsepower?

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Tips for Holiday Food Transportation

If you're planning on getting together with family and friends this holiday season, you're probably expected to bring a dish or two to the celebration. Before you get on the road to your party destination, here are some tips for keeping your car stain-free, from the team at Best Volvo of Rochester.

A large basket or box is ideal for carrying large dishes. This makes it easier to carry the dishes into the party site, and prevents accidental food spills from getting on your seats. If you've made food that needs to be kept warm, place the…

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The Value of Winter Wiper Blades

Many Rochester, NY drivers know that there are many benefits of having winter wiper blades in your vehicle. Do you know the difference between traditional blades and specialized winter ones? Summer wiper blades are designed differently. They are meant to deal with lighter loads and warmer temperatures. Do not make the mistake of using the same blades in winter. Best Volvo of Rochester is pleased to give you some of the reasons why buying winter blades will be beneficial to you and your car.

  • Winter wiper blades are firm and strong and they do not give in to the heavy…
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Finance Your Next Vehicle from Home

Owning a vehicle is crucial to getting to work on time, taking children to school or to daycare facilities, and, overall, living an independent lifestyle. It’s ok if you don’t have enough cash in a checking or savings account to buy a vehicle right away; that’s where loan financing comes into play for our Rochester customers.

If you’ve financed a vehicle before, you already know that one of the worst parts about doing such is applying for the financing agreement. At times, dealerships turn hopeful patrons away because their credit reports indicate they’re not ideal…

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Plan Your Road Trip with These Travel Tips

Don't start trying to make plans on the fly while you are already on your road trip, now is the time to plan so that you have fewer chances of incidents on the road. Here are a few things you should consider before leaving on your trip from the local Rochester, NY area.

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Traveling with Treats this Holiday Season

We can smell it now: Your famous pumpkin pie or those tasty gingerbread cutout cookies that your family knows you so well for around the holidays. We here at Best Volvo of Rochester want to wish you and your family a happy holiday season. We have provided you with a trustworthy vehicle that gets you to where you need to go, not to mention routine maintenance is providing you with the assurance you need that your vehicle is safe and efficient. However, while you travel with your favorite recipes in tow, follow a couple of our tips to safely get…
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Maintain Your Headlights for Safer Driving

Driving in the dark can be quite a challenge if your car does not have proper lighting. Sometimes the vehicle's lighting grows old and worn-out, while some cars come with inadequate lights. It is therefore vital to have proper maintenance on your headlights over time, especially if they are old. The Best Volvo of Rochester service team is here to help!

 

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2018 Volvo XC60 earns top safety honor

The redesigned Volvo XC60 is stylish and luxurious, and now we can add safe to that description. The 2018 Volvo XC60 earned a Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The XC60 earned the highest rating in all five IIHS crashworthiness tests and a superior rating for front crash prevention and the headlights. It was tested not only for how it reacts in a crash but also how it avoids them.

 

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Volvo creates special V90 that will help the environment

Many car shoppers are conscious of the environment. With the rise in hybrid and electric technology automakers like Volvo are doing their part to protect the environment. Volvo takes it a step further with the Volvo Ocean Race.

Volvo sponsors the yacht race every three years to help understand the health of the oceans, aquatic life and to help predict weather patterns through the Volvo Ocean Race Science Program.

 

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