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    1. My ERAD did not fail. I got a CEL and the dealer...

      My ERAD did not fail. I got a CEL and the dealer had to replace the ERAD thermostat under what he called a recall service required. They also updated the cars software. Every thing works well now....
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      Me too on Kumho. Decent mid price tires. Had...

      Me too on Kumho. Decent mid price tires. Had those on an old Toyota RAV4 and really could not complain.

      Nothing on Nankang.

      Ohtsu: parent brand of the sportier Falken series of street tires....
    3. I know what you mean but mine does not freeze for...

      I know what you mean but mine does not freeze for a couple of seconds. More like a very slight dip in power delivery for maybe 0.5 seconds or less. If I stab the gas pedal hard when this happens, the...
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      2018 T8 here, late 2017 build and delivery. Car...

      2018 T8 here, late 2017 build and delivery. Car has been glitchy on software but largely fixed by software updates at dealer. We got the hybrid system failure warning after two weeks but it never...
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      One slightly different view on OEM pirelli...

      One slightly different view on OEM pirelli scorpions here. We have the 20s on our T8. Wife complained that they do not handle ice and slush too well. I've always been ok with them through two winters...
    6. Lexol, Armor All leather conditioner. No issues...

      Lexol, Armor All leather conditioner. No issues either way. I have the brown leather.
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      Like many have said, T8. 400 hp with good comfort.

      Like many have said, T8. 400 hp with good comfort.
    8. Dealer scratched my hood when my car was 2 weeks...

      Dealer scratched my hood when my car was 2 weeks old. I insisted on a new hood.
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      I am in the minority here. We would not consider...

      I am in the minority here. We would not consider a high optioned Lexus GX or Acura MDX because we did not like captains chairs and wanted a bench. We rarely need the 3rd row so its optionality for...
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      Funny you should say that. We are an MB/Lexus...

      Funny you should say that. We are an MB/Lexus owning family and this is our first Volvo. I really like adapting my driving style to get the most out of the hybrid battery and avoiding gas engine...
    12. Generally in agreement with most people posting...

      Generally in agreement with most people posting here. Our 2018 T8 has had more than its fair share of issues needing a dealer visit and 90 % of the time it is solved with a software update. We...
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      I had a similar experience. Car was two weeks old...

      I had a similar experience. Car was two weeks old and in for software update when a tech bumped the car against a wall protrusion, scratching clear bra on hood, denting hood and blemishing grille. I...
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      Never seen that happen in my XC90 but my Benz CLS...

      Never seen that happen in my XC90 but my Benz CLS operator's manual states some condensation in my full LED headlights in the Benz are normal.
    15. Evaluated MB GLS450 and LR Disco 5. Also...

      Evaluated MB GLS450 and LR Disco 5. Also considered Acura MDX as it is easier on the budget.
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      Our 2018 T8 made it up Mt Washington in NH...

      Our 2018 T8 made it up Mt Washington in NH yesterday. All the way to the summit. The pic here is at about 3500 feet but we went all the way up to 6288. We were at zero battery at the peak, drove down...
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      Denim blue exterior here with Maroon Brown...

      Denim blue exterior here with Maroon Brown leather. Love it. Have light colored headliners which are neutral. Combo of black tailored leather dash and maroon brown leather seats is perfect for me. If...
    18. E36 ! Very Nice. Had one in Boston Green a long...

      E36 ! Very Nice. Had one in Boston Green a long time ago 1994 model. On the tach in the XC90, I have a T8 so when I select power mode, the tach appears. When I am in hybrid or pure electric mode,...
    19. Your T8 is behaving like mine. I think it is...

      Your T8 is behaving like mine. I think it is operating as designed. Hybrid is default when you start. Everything else is up to you to select. Individual mode is where you select various combinations...
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      Some people have traffic info coming through...

      Some people have traffic info coming through Sirius. Like me on my two MBs, but for the XC90, I get my traffic from RTTI so that relies on the car's internet connection, not Sirius traffic.
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      Ummm, unless your 2014 GLA was wired incorrectly,...

      Ummm, unless your 2014 GLA was wired incorrectly, the MB system uses yellow/orange to indicate system inoperative ( very low speed for example ). Then when you are at cruising/hwy speed, it will not...
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      Denim blue with maroon brown. Love it.

      Denim blue with maroon brown. Love it.
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      My Escort 8500 got stolen so we got a Uniden...

      My Escort 8500 got stolen so we got a Uniden Dfr7. Costco sells them at $250. Good enough for me.
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      Just guessing but I wonder if the larger ones are...

      Just guessing but I wonder if the larger ones are for the T8 ? I for one would like to know - got a T8.
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      Just to add to the discussion on R1Concepts - I...

      Just to add to the discussion on R1Concepts - I have had their premier series drilled slotted on my Lexus SC430 for about 18k miles now with great results when paired with Akebono ceramic pads. Used...
    26. I acknowledge all your points on the T8. Mine is...

      I acknowledge all your points on the T8. Mine is at 3500 miles for now. Never had a T6 but I do enjoy my T8 like you do. Quiet power. On the on off knob, I think all later model year XC90s including...
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      Ordered Sep 18 or 19. Delivery Nov 29 or 30....

      Ordered Sep 18 or 19. Delivery Nov 29 or 30. Faster than my own expectations.
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      My T8 is in the shop now for the VOC error....

      My T8 is in the shop now for the VOC error. Battery was replaced and problem came back after 3 weeks. I had better tell them about this lack of charging when the car runs in electric. I run electric...
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      Very happy with my leather dash. Mine was a Nov...

      Very happy with my leather dash. Mine was a Nov 2017 build so hopefully the issues with insufficient glue were resolved by then. Other cars we were considering had a leather dash so this one needed...
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      Precon and remote start do one other thing for me...

      Precon and remote start do one other thing for me which others have not mentioned. It makes the car more likely to stay in electric mode without firing up the ICE. When I do not use precon or remote...
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