Will Care By Volvo Be Worth It Despite All The Problems?

Volvo’s new Care by Volvo subscription program is off to a rocky start. This innovative program is an alternative to traditional leasing in that a new XC40, insurance, maintenance, and 24/7 concierge service, among other amenities, are all included for a flat rate starting at $600 a month. And it’s all available at the push of a button from your phone. Easy, right?

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Well, for at least some customers, the specific delivery dates given by Volvo for their new XC40s have been pushed back multiple times, and some indefinitely.

While I’m personally not a fan of leases, I am a fan of apps designed to offer simple solutions to life’s challenges and an app that could deliver all that Volvo’s Care by Volvo subscription service promises to in a streamlined fashion would be akin to my love for apps like Postmates or Lyft and Uber. And if in a future where this scenario might come to pass, I might find myself quite tempted. Here’s hoping.

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Do you think the program’s worth it, in spite of all its launch troubles?

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