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Tire Care Tips: Tread & Pressure

The tires are your car's connection to the road. However, for safety and performance, your tires need to be in good condition to keep you moving down the road. Checking tire pressure and tread are two ways to ensure they will perform as needed.

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Exploring the Volvo XC40 Safety Features

It is undeniable that Volvo considered how to best keep the driver and passengers safe while on the road in a new Volvo XC40. This model comes with some impressive standard safety features that are spelled out below.

One of the things that makes the Volvo XC40 a safe choice for driving in tough weather and road conditions is that it comes standard with stability control. This feature automatically reduces the amount of power in the engine so that you avoid a collision at top speeds.  

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Volvo S90: Functional Beauty

Here at Jim Fisher Volvo Cars, we know our customers appreciate a beautiful vehicle. We know you also want great functionality, and that's why you'll find the 2019 Volvo S90, one of the most popular luxury sedans available today, intriguing.

The S90 features a powered folding towbar. For convenience, it's controlled by a button in the loading area -n o climbing under the car to attach or remove it. Just lock it into place once it's unfolded. There's a trailer light check feature included along with a trailer stability assist function to help correct a…

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Check Out the Volvo S60 & Its Performance

The Volvo S60 is a popular compact sedan in the luxury class. You’ll love taking this for a drive in Portland, OR because of all of the performance features. The best way to find out how it handles is by taking it for a test drive at Jim Fisher Volvo Cars, where we can tell you more about what it has to offer.

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So Just What Exactly is Car Wax Anyway?

This has to be one of the most popular questions we get at Jim Fisher Volvo Cars, especially since people are always looking for ways to help their car stand up to local Portland, OR weather.

The word wax refers to hydrocarbons that are hard and at least somewhat solid at room temperature. If you've ever seen palm wax or lip balm, then you've already got a pretty good handle on what car wax looks like.

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The Volvo XC40 Has Solutions for Various Driving Locations

If you're an urban traveler, frequent shopper, or an off-road adventurer, you'll find great ways to take advantage of the Volvo XC40's exterior features. Each standard feature is useful and practical, and the upgraded options provide perks as well.

Thanks to the Volvo XC40's cargo options, the process of securing equipment in place before a road trip is never a hassle. When items are tossed in the cargo zone, the stainless steel cuff provides a high level of protection. If space runs out in the cabin, you can store equipment on the roof...
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The Intelligent Tailgate of the Volvo S60

The new Volvo S60 has an intelligent rear liftgate that makes accessing your cargo a breeze. The popular luxury compact sedan is available to Portland drivers at Jim Fisher Volvo Cars.

There are multiple ways to access the cargo area. There's a button on the included key FOB, a button in the cabin, and an unlock button on the tailgate itself. However, the easiest way to gain entry is to simply hover your foot below the rear bumper. A small sensor on the bottom of the vehicle's body can detect your foot. As long as your FOB is…
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How to Prepare Your Car to Go on Your Seasonal Trip

It's the season to go on vacation. Before you embark on your week-long escapade, you have to make sure your vehicle is up to the challenge. One of the first things you should do when preparing for your trip is make a list of all of the things that are wrong with your vehicle.

Fix the things that you have knowledge of first. Then consider taking your vehicle to Jim Fisher Volvo Cars to have it serviced for anything else, along with getting the oil changed and the fluids flushed.  

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Find Out What Makes a New SUV an Excellent Choice

There are many reasons to like the SUV class of vehicles. They can fit the needs of many different car buyers with versatile designs and capabilities. For example, if you have a large family and want to tow a boat or trailer on your next outing, an SUV can fill those needs.

SUVs come in different sizes, but they all excel are accommodating passengers with plenty of seats and spacious cabins. The largest SUVs have two rows of back seats that make it possible transport up to eight people at once, while smaller SUVs provide you with enhanced efficiency and…

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