Performance, safety and style are the hallmarks of Volvo vehicles, and at the heart of it all is the engine. With hundreds of metal parts sliding across each other, proper lubrication is critical to ensuring the longevity of your investment in a Volvo.
Thanks to the precision manufacturing of modern Volvo engines, most drivers will only need to get an oil and filter change every 7,500 miles to keep their powerplants in top-notch condition for many years to come.
To get new owners started off on the right foot, Volvo offers its best-in-class Safe + Secure coverage on every new vehicle. Safe + Secure gives Volvo owners five years of bumper-to-bumper warranty coverage, so if anything unexpected happens, it will be fixed at no extra charge.
Warranties usually only cover manufacturing defects, not the stuff that wears out over time like wiper blades, brake rotors and pads. With the Safe + Secure plan, owners can just schedule a visit at their local Volvo service department and have these parts replaced as needed.
Even when everything is built right, maintained and replaced as it wears out, the real world can still throw a curve ball your way. Whether it’s a nail that punctures a tire, a dead battery that keeps the engine from starting, an empty gas tank or anything else that keeps you from your destination, Volvo is there to help.
Call up Volvo Roadside Assistance 24 hours a day and you can get a tow, a tire repair or replacement, lockout assistance and even trip planning to help you on your way. It’s all included for five years with the Safe +Secure plan.
Finally, the five-year coverage will provide complimentary maintenance visits at your local dealer service department. On 2011 and 2012 Volvo vehicles, the dealer will take care of all scheduled maintenance at 7,500; 15,000; 22,500; 30,000; 37,500 and 45,000 miles. Starting with 2013 Volvos, upgrades to the models mean that maintenance is only needed every 10,000 miles, and it’s still included in the Safe + Secure plan.
When a Volvo is serviced at the dealer service department, it will be cared for by factory trained technicians who know the car inside and out. Owners can be confident that the technicians know where everything is, how it comes apart and goes together and that all work will be done with genuine factory replacement parts.
In addition to draining the old oil and replacing it with top-quality new lubricant, Volvo-trained technicians will take care of an array of other maintenance items, from the tires up. In addition to verifying the condition of the tires and the brakes, all fluid levels will be checked and topped off, including brake, power steering, windshield washer and coolant. At other intervals, technicians will inspect and service items like the exhaust system, fuel lines and air filters, as needed.
Drivers of older Volvos not covered by Safe + Secure also benefit from the expert service capabilities offered by their Volvo dealer. All work performed by factory technicians uses genuine factory-approved parts and tools. If the check engine lamp is illuminated, Volvo technicians will diagnose the issue, and they will also install any factory issued software updates.
More importantly, all Volvo parts and work performed by Volvo factory technicians is covered by a two-year warranty, so owners can be confident the work will be done right.
Volvos are renowned for protecting drivers and passengers during accidents, as well as for their legendary longevity. With regular maintenance, Volvos regularly run hundreds of thousands of miles and many of them have served faithfully for more than 1 million miles. Let the experts help keep you and your Volvo on the road for many years to come.