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March 2017 MVS NewsletterIt was sent yesterday. Did you miss it? Don’t worry, it’s right here! Subscribe to the MVS Volvo Newsletter here and you’ll forever be ahead of your Volvo friends on the latest Volvo news and DIYs! Welcome to the March 2017 MVS Newsletter! The MVS Newsletter elves were on strike in February, so this one is […]
How to Read An Engine In A Craigslist AdEngine Bay Photos Whisper Secrets You look at Craigslist ads for cars. Probably Volvos, since you’re here reading this. Ads can tell you a lot about a used Volvo, more than the seller intends, sometimes. This gives you an advantage. Your job is to pick up this information so that you don’t waste your time […]
2008+ V70 and XC70 – How to Replace Dome Light with LEDGet Better Looking Interior Lighting MVS Contributor pierremcalpine writes a great DIY on improving the light in 2008+ XC70 and V70 Volvos. He’s switched all the other lights over to LED already, but this was more difficult, so he kindly documented it for us. P3 2008+ V70 and XC70 – Guide: How to Replace Dome […]
Volvo’s First EV Said to go 250 Miles (!), Cost Sub-$40kAccording to Automotive News, Volvo’s first EV will have a 250-mile range. If you follow the auto industry, and electric vehicle (EV) segment specifically, you know this is absurdly generous range, especially for a first EV model from a company. Volvo Car USA CEO Lex Kerssemakers told the publication that for the US market, 250 […]
Which XC90 To Buy? First Generation: 2.5T, 3.2, V8 or T6Longtime MVS Contributor Neil is looking for a XC90, first generation. But which XC90 to buy? There were no fewer than four engines used in the first generation XC90, which ran 2003-2015. The problem? The five-cylinder XC90 hasn’t been made for over a decade. He wants to find a 2003-2006 five-cylinder XC90 for power and durability, and […]