Vehicle Basics: How Does a Differential Work?

If your differential fails, would you know it? Most drivers in Cathedral City don't think about how vehicle parts work other than the basics. When you plan to buy a vehicle from Volvo Cars Palm Springs, we want you to be educated on vehicle parts, such as the differential. Learn from Volvo Cars Palm Springs how the differential works.

The differential divides the torque among the shafts so that each tire can rotate at a different speed as needed based on engine speed

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Read Here to Learn About Your Vehicle's Transmission System

Our Volvo Cars Palm Springs team is standing by to help you keep your vehicle in optimal condition for smooth rides around Cathedral City. A transmission is a major part of your vehicle's powertrain. It works with the engine, and like the engine, it needs to be serviced regularly so that it stays in good condition. Failure to have your transmission changed can cause serious problems.

Your transmission works with the engine to make up the powertrain, and they are engineered as manual transmissions or automatic transmissions.

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How Do Gaskets Impact Your Car?

You will want to continue reading this if you have never stopped to consider how important gaskets are to your car, truck, or SUV. They might be small in stature, but they are incredibly strong and resilient. If one of them happens to go bad, you will want to get it replaced as soon as possible.

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Volvo XC40 R-Design: A New Level of Performance

Without a doubt, the Volvo XC40 R-Design is a great looking compact SUV. It’s also quite popular because of the sporty details that make it stand out. Look at what else the XC40 R-Design has to offer:

Hands-Free Power Tailgate

Whether you are leaving the grocery store with your hands full or taking the kids to school on a busy weekday, the hands-free power tailgate in the Volvo XC40 R-Design will get lots of use. It’s a relatively minor convenience that makes a big difference.

Keyless Entry

?Refined styling, optimal access control and convenience are

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Volvo XC90 R-Design: Performance-Inspired and Feature-Rich

Driving a luxury performance SUV like the popular Volvo XC90 R-Design can make life a bit more exciting. The XC90 R-Design has many performance, technology and safety features that are quite compelling. It offers an elevated driving experience.

Power-Operated Contour Seats

The interior of the Volvo XC90 R-Design is even more luxurious than you can probably imagine. That’s partly because of power-operated contour seats that were created for maximum comfort. You’ll enjoy optimal support, even on winding roads.

 

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Can You Avoid Hydroplaning?

Losing control of a car could lead to a disastrous accident. Hydroplaning frequently contributes to unexpected disasters. Hydroplaning, as many are aware, refers to a wet surface causing a vehicle to slide or skid. Sadly, the skidding or sliding may cause a car to crash into a tree, another vehicle, and more. 

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The Bold, Beautiful Interior of the Volvo XC60

The compact SUV remains a popular option among luxury vehicle owners for a number of reasons that include ease of handling and fuel economy. The XC60 has a stunning exterior appearance. The interior surrounds all occupants with a variety of impressive features.

The seats in the five-passenger vehicle are specially designed with more support than mere headrests and stuffing. Each seat is constructed with bolsters that support the neck, shoulders, and sides of the passengers for ultimate comfort. Lumbar support is also provided.

 

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Drive in Style in a New Volvo XC40

If you want the luxury of a Volvo and the convenience of a subcompact SUV, you’re certain to love the Volvo XC40. This popular lineup offers the amenities that you would expect to find in a full-size Volvo all wrapped up within an easy-to-manage package. You can test drive the XC40 today when you visit the team from Volvo Cars Palm Springs at our showroom in Cathedral City.

Three different XC40 models offer something to suit every taste. The Momentum incorporates aluminum grille accents and color-matched rearview mirrors while the R-Design package offers 19-inch wheels and 

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