Volvo's Strides Towards Going Electric

Volvo Electric Cars, Crossovers & SUVs Are About to Dominate the Market

Volvo has committed to providing a hybrid or fully-electric powertrain for all of its cars, crossovers, and SUVs. This is excellent news for drivers who are looking to decrease their carbon footprint and reduce their dependence on gas-powered vehicles.  

As it stands, Volvo has a goal of having 50% of its sales volume to be electric and have one million electric Volvos on the road by the year 2025. 

Since 2019, every new Volvo car, crossover, or SUV will have an electric motor. This decision is a significant leap towards dedicating themselves to environmentally-conscious measures. Volvo is a brand dedicated to passenger and driver safety, now they're adding environmental protection to their brand image.  

The first fully-electric Volvo is the XC40 Recharge - a perfect SUV for the Colorado lifestyle. With rugged performance, ample room for gear, and plenty of battery power for mountain adventures, the electric Volvo XC40 Recharge is ready to get you wherever you want to be. Get an electric Volvo XC40 Recharge at McDonald Volvo and become a part of the all-electric revolution. McDonald Volvo in Littleton, Colorado will equip environmentally-savvy drivers with the latest and greatest electric vehicles available on the market. Not only are you helping improve the environment, but you're also indulging yourself with optimal luxury and passenger safety features. 

Contact McDonald Volvo today to test drive an XC40 Recharge and to learn more about Volvo's electric and hybrid vehicles!

Differences between the Volvo T5, T6, T8 Hybrid & Polestar Engines
A Comparison of Volvo's Different Engines

There are four available Volvo engines and each one has something exciting to offer. The Volvo T5, T6, T8 Hybrid, and Polestar engines all have unique merits and we here at McDonald Volvo have taken the time to compare and contrast the differences so you can make the right choice for your driving needs and habits.

Volvo T5 Engine

The T5 engine is the standard engine option for most Volvo cars, crossovers, and SUVs. It's available with a front- or all-wheel drivetrain. The Volvo T5 engine is partnered with an 8-speed transmission that provides a silky-smooth transition and a comfortable ride. The Volvo T5 engine has a 2.0L turbocharged I4, 250 horsepower, and 258 lb.-ft. of torque.

The Volvo models and trim levels that have the T5 engine include:
  • XC90 - Momentum, R-Design
  • XC60 - All trim levels
  • XC40 - Momentum, R-Design
  • V90 - R-Design, Inscription
  • V90 Cross Country - T5 AWD
  • V60 - Dynamic, Cross Country, Cross Country Platinum
  • S90 - Momentum
  • S60 - Dynamic, Inscription, Inscription Platinum, Cross Country

Volvo T6 Engine

For drivers that need extra power, the twin-charged T6 engine delivers spirited acceleration, all-wheel-drive capabilities, and no turbo lag for an energetic drive - perfect for those scenic mountain adventures. The Volvo T6 engine possesses a 2.0L twin-charged I4, 316 HP, and
295 lb.-ft. of torque.

The Volvo models and trim levels that have the T6 engine include:
  • XC90 - Momentum, R-Design, Inscription
  • XC60 - All trims
  • V90 - R-Design, Inscription
  • V90 Cross Country - T6 AWD
  • V60 - R-Design, Polestar
  • S90 - Momentum, Inscription
  • S60 - R-Design, Polestar

Volvo T8 Engine

For drivers concerned with their carbon footprint, the Volvo T8 is an excellent choice. The low-emission engine doesn't scrimp on energy - giving you a drive that you can truly feel good about. The twin-charged engine is paired with an 8-speed transmission and an electric motor for the operation of a large engine without the need for fuel. The engine operates the front wheels, while the electric motor drives the rear wheels for rapid acceleration and all-wheel-drive capability. The Volvo T8 engine specs include 400 horsepower, 2.0L twin-charged I4 Drive-E engine, and 472 lb.-ft. of torque.

The Volvo models and trim levels that have the T8 engine include:
  • XC90 - Momentum, R-Design, Inscription, Excellence
  • XC60 - All trims
  • S90 - Momentum, Inscription

Volvo Polestar Engine

For drivers who need a lot of power under the hood, look no further than the Volvo Polestar engine. The quick acceleration and spry handling are a performance lover's dream come true. If you're looking to get moving quickly, choose the Volvo Polestar Engine. The Polestar's specs include: a 2.0L twin-charged I4, 367 horsepower, and 347 lb.-ft. of torque. Currently, the only models available with the Polestar engine include the S60 and V60. 

When it comes to finding the right Volvo car, crossover, or SUV for your lifestyle, look no further than McDonald Volvo in Littleton, Colorado. We supply the best new and used Volvo cars, crossovers, and SUVs that can suit any driver in Colorado. For style, safety, luxury, and performance all rolled in one, trust McDonald Volvo to help find what you're looking for. 

2020 Volvo XC40: Small & Safe SUV

This compact SUV is ideal for urban, rural & mountain lifestyles

The 2020 Volvo XC40 may be small, but it's fierce. For SUV lovers that prefer a rugged yet luxurious performance without the large frame, the Volvo XC40 is the perfect choice.

The 2020 Volvo XC40 has everything the Colorado driver could possibly need. From pulling in to tight parking spots downtown to loading up ski gear for a trip to the mountains, the 2020 Volvo XC40 is here to get you and your equipment where it needs to be, no matter where the road takes you. 

Boasting 33 miles/gallon, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ connectivity, hands-free tailgate, and 258 horsepower, the 2020 Volvo XC40 meets the needs of the modern driver. As an added touch, the 2020 Volvo XC40 has a panoramic sunroof - perfect for taking in the beauty of Colorado's mountain views and aspen-filled drives.

Those who drive Volvos know they're getting the finest vehicle safety available and the 2020 Volvo XC40 not only offers just that, but also 360-degree birds-eye parking view, collision avoidance, and Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Alert to make navigating the roads extra safe.  

If the 2020 Volvo XC40 is what you're looking for to get the most out of the Colorado lifestyle, get to McDonald Volvo in Littleton. Be sure to check out the selection of new and used Volvos for sale in Littleton, Colorado and get ready to see why Volvo has been praised for its performance, safety, and technology for decades. If you'd like something bigger than the 2020 Volvo XC40, the sales representatives at McDonald Volvo in Littleton are here to help you find the right new or used Volvo SUV that best suits your needs.  

Volvo Cars Now Using 100% Renewable Power at Chengdu Plant


Volvo Continues to Work Towards Becoming Climate-Neutral

In an excellent show of environmental responsibility, Volvo Cars' Chengdu, China plant has achieved the daunting task of operating with 100% renewable energy with a combination of hydropower, solar power, wind farms, and other renewable power plants. 

As it stands, the Chengdu facility will cut carbon dioxide emissions by over 11,000 tonnes each year. Volvo Cars is aiming to become fully climate-neutral within the next 20 years and this move is a step towards accomplishing that goal. Hopefully, more automakers will be following suit in doing their part to become more environmentally friendly. 

When you invest in a new or used Volvo car or SUV, you are not only investing in quality engineering and safety, you are investing in bettering the planet. McDonald Volvo is proud to serve the Denver metro area with a quality selection of new, used, and certified pre-owned Volvo cars and SUVs to fully enjoy the Colorado lifestyle. If you're in the market for a luxury car or SUV that promotes environmental well-being, consider investing in Volvo and be a part of a truly good cause. McDonald Volvo is known for its impeccable reputation, customer service, and expert Volvo service and maintenance. Come to McDonald Volvo in Littleton to test drive a Volvo car or SUV and get a feel for luxury, safety, comfort, and eco-friendly performance. 


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