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    1. I wouldn't eat any car, even a Volvo. (PS OP,...

      I wouldn't eat any car, even a Volvo.

      (PS OP, I'm sorry about the car but hope your wife is OK)
    2. Tooth32 - apologize if my post was too simplistic...

      Tooth32 - apologize if my post was too simplistic but hope you find a solution.
    3. My experience with warranty issues is that...

      My experience with warranty issues is that dealers of all makes are not responsive unless you can replicate the problem in front of them. My last vehicle was a Lincoln MKX. Nice SUV with their 22-way...
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      I'm jealous! That's probably my favorite Volvo...

      I'm jealous! That's probably my favorite Volvo model right now.

      Congrats and enjoy!
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      I was at the LA Auto show last night, which is...

      I was at the LA Auto show last night, which is one of the more high profile auto shows. Volvo wasn't even there. I was surprised, given that Volvo has been there all the other years I've gone (and...
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      Totally agree. The XC60 T8 is a fantastic...

      Totally agree. The XC60 T8 is a fantastic vehicle. If you enjoy it, why worry that you'll get a few percentage points less when you eventually sell it? Cars are big investments - get the one that...
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      The best indicator of resale is residual value on...

      The best indicator of resale is residual value on leases. The residual values decline going from T5 to T8. The more optioned the vehicle, the worse the residual.

      In almost every vehicle line I'm...
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      Depreciation on the T8 is far steeper than on the...

      Depreciation on the T8 is far steeper than on the T6 and T5. The XC60 which holds its value best is generally a momentum T5.

      I wouldn't count on the T8 holding its value well. If you main...
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      In CA, a deal is not finalized until it is driven...

      In CA, a deal is not finalized until it is driven of the lot. All deposits are refundable too.

      I'm really sorry you have had this problem. Please ignore the trolls who get personally offended...
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      Catfiend - the issue about seats is that everyone...

      Catfiend - the issue about seats is that everyone had a different body. No seat is great for everyone. I don't love mine but I hated the seats in most other vehicles. I'm a tough sell.

      Sensus is...
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      Makes sense to me!

      Makes sense to me!
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      I was responding specifically to this point by...

      I was responding specifically to this point by the poster above: "Some large updates won't go "over the air"."


      That's incorrect.

      The issues you are discussing, I have no comment on because I...
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      I'm in SoCal too, btw (LA). You're going to...

      I'm in SoCal too, btw (LA).

      You're going to love your Volvo. I adore mine.
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      Yes, 3 months. It used to be 6. It has changed....

      Yes, 3 months. It used to be 6. It has changed. However, the cost of monthly service has also dropped down to $15 flat which is a ridiculously good deal.

      I've never had a problem updating...
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      Bertl - the AT&T plan can be added as a seperate...

      Bertl - the AT&T plan can be added as a seperate prepaid option - $15 a month flat (Inc taxes and fees). Either way, you can get the free months which will allow you to download any map updates you...
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      Bertl, you get three free months of data for the...

      Bertl, you get three free months of data for the cars onboard modern and then extra months are now $15. So, you can update while you drive to work.
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      Yeah, you're completely wrong. I just sold a BMW...

      Yeah, you're completely wrong. I just sold a BMW sportwagon. The TPMS worked EXACTLY the same as it does in my Volvo. You had to recalibrate each time.

      Ditto the Lincoln SUV that I just turned...
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      If you have a SPA Volvo, why do you need to do...

      If you have a SPA Volvo, why do you need to do this? The updates can occur via downloads from the cloud.

      Just to be clear, I'm not saying "don't do it". I'm just trying to learn more by finding...
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      I had Pirelli Scorpions on my last SUV. Put...

      I had Pirelli Scorpions on my last SUV. Put 35,000 miles on them without a problem. Had a lot of wear left when I turned the car in. I wouldn't hesitate to go with Pirelli's again.
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      There is no difference in warranty coverage for...

      There is no difference in warranty coverage for tires that come with the car and replacement tires.
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      Why do you need to "work with Volvo?" Volvo is...

      Why do you need to "work with Volvo?"

      Volvo is a third party here. The warranty provider is Pirelli. If you have an issue with the tire then you make arrangements with Pirelli to have it replaced...
    22. Thread: My XC60 woes

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      Gorgeous! Enjoy!

      Gorgeous! Enjoy!
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      Chaoyang is actually the largest tire...

      Chaoyang is actually the largest tire manufacturer in China - well known for producing mountain biking tires.

      My guess is that a lot of the spares in cars on the road today are produced in their...
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      My last vehicle (a Lincoln MKX) had this bizarre...

      My last vehicle (a Lincoln MKX) had this bizarre problem where the bladders would spontaneously deflate at the end of a long hill. I brought it back to the dealer several times but it was hard to...
    25. Thread: Window clips

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      Yes. Yes you are.

      Yes. Yes you are.
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      I've never had that happen. Usually they won't...

      I've never had that happen. Usually they won't place an order until a price has been agreed on.

      I'd walk away.
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      FYI; this is known problem. I've seen dozens of...

      FYI; this is known problem. I've seen dozens of threads on it here and on the Facebook forums.
    28. Thread: My XC60 woes

      by Walkabout
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      Click on the name and it takes you right to a...

      Click on the name and it takes you right to a dialog that lets you add trolls to the ignore list.

      And, in answer to the question that will inevitably come next - no, you can't ignore yourself. :D
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      Even back then it was made in China! I had a moto...

      Even back then it was made in China! I had a moto Droid that was American built. Horrible phone.
    30. Thread: My XC60 woes

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      Rumyn, nobody as smart and balanced as you could...

      Rumyn, nobody as smart and balanced as you could be viewed as anti-anything.
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