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The Benefits of a Volvo Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle

If you are looking for a vehicle that can work as a certified pre-owned vehicle, then you should check out the Volvo certified pre-owned vehicle program. This type of program is one of the trustworthy programs that are going to help you find the right vehicle for your needs.

Even the pre-owned Volvo vehicles are going to have some creative features that bring about the feelings of comfort and confidence. Among the features you get with the Volvo is the Scandinavian craftsmanship.  

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Enjoy Interior Organization With the Volvo S60

One of the important features a vehicle can have is a place you can hold your cup or other items so that they can be safe. For a vehicle that can offer a lot of convenience, we at Dick Dyer Volvo Cars recommend the new Volvo S60 luxury sedan. The features of this vehicle add a lot of convenience and comfort to your ride.

One of the features that this vehicles offers passengers is the armrest with the cup holder and storage space. This vehicle has a small place for you to store your belongings. Therefore, if you have any…

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Useful Tips to Help Reduce Sun Glare While Driving

Our crew at Dick Dyer Volvo Cars wanted to pass along a few tips that could help increase visibility while driving when sun glare is affecting your ability to see clearly. Spend the extra money on a decent pair of polarized sunglasses because they will cut down the glare from the sun while driving and increase your ability to see clearly far ahead.

Be sure that you are leaving more following room so that you have plenty of space to stop if you suddenly have to hit your brakes.  

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Extreme Temperatures Can Impact Your Car's Battery

There is something about your car battery that you should know. This is that they are not invincible. As a matter of fact, they are potentially very much in danger if temperatures get too low and you have to deal with that.

Hot car batteries are very dangerous both to the battery itself and to any person who may have to handle that battery. It is dangerous because it may spill chemical acids out onto the battery itself and cause major problems for you or anyone else who is in the nearby area of the battery.  

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Keep Your Family Safe in the New Volvo V90

When Columbia residents are searching for a new vehicle for their family, safety is usually near the top of the priority list. As such, here at Dick Dyer Volvo Cars, we often find ourselves pointing customers in the direction of the Volvo V90. A quick look at this luxury wagon's list of safety features will make clear why it is one of the most popular vehicles in its class.

To give the driver a complete picture of what might be around them, the V90 offers a 360° Surround View Camera. This feature provides you with a bird's eye…

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The Beauty is in the Details of the New Volvo V60 Inscription

Sometimes it's the little, more subtle details that make one car shine. It could be the design of a wheel or the accents around the headlights that just make a vehicle pop. In the world of mid-sized sports wagons, the new Volvo V60 Inscription seeks to capture the eye of all with a trim that stands out.

Visiting Dick Dyer Volvo Cars to get a closer look at the new V60 Inscription will all allow you to see just how fabulous the trim is utilized. The exterior chrome trim that lines the vertical front grille bars, and the lower…

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Kitty Litter, Rock Salt And Sand May Be The Best Three Things For This Winter

Every year there are thousands of people who swear by the usefulness of three items to keep them from slipping on the ice throughout the winter; rock salt, sand and kitty litter. Each one of these items has something it brings to the table and with more than one million people falling on the ice each winter and about 17,000 of them being fatal, according to the CDC, looking into these items bears some merit.

Sodium chloride rock salt is a gem when it comes to taking care of snow and ice, eating it like candy. The drawback, however…
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What do motor oil viscosity ratings mean?


Most car owners realize that they need to have regular oil changes to keep their car running well. But what they don't realize is that not all motor oils are the same due to a difference in viscosity. You can think of the difference of high and low viscosity as the difference between syrup and water.

Syrup is a highly viscous liquid while water flows much more quickly and has a lower viscosity. This is the same with oil such as 5W-20. The lower the number the more viscous the motor oil is. The reason there are two numbers…
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Here's What You Need to Know About Accidents

If you're involved in an accident, you might be tempted to panic. Rest assured that most accidents are quite minor; however, it's important that you take a few deep breaths so you can avoid becoming anxious as you assess the situation. Take pictures of the accident and call the police so you can file an accident report. This is an important thing to do anytime you're involved in an auto accident, as your insurance company will want to have this information in order for you to file a claim. 

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Keeping Your Pets Safe on the Road

Just like you, we love our furry friends here at Dick Dyer Volvo Cars. As such, we know how much fun it can be to bring your pet on a big adventure with you. Whether you are driving to a family party, or to a beautiful hiking trail, your pet simply has to come along for the ride. However, amidst the excitement of driving around town with your pet, you must also remember to consider their safety.

You would never leave your driveway without ensuring that your children are securely buckled up - and you should hold the same standard for…

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