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Cleaning the interior
Only use cleaning agents and car care products recommended by Volvo. Clean regularly and treat stains at once for best results. Vacuuming is important prior to using cleaning agents.
Polishing and waxing
Polish and wax the car if the paintwork is dull or to give the paintwork extra protection.The car does not need to be polished until it is at least one year old. However, the car can be waxed during this time. Do not polish or wax the car in direct sunlight.
The car should be washed as soon as it becomes dirty. Wash the car in a car wash with oil separator. Use car shampoo.
Water and dirt-repellent coating
The windows are treated with a surface coating that improves visibility in difficult weather conditions.
The car received a thorough and complete rustproofing at the factory. Parts of the body are made of galvanised sheet metal. The underbody is protected by a wear-resistant anti-corrosion compound. A thin, penetrating rustproofing fluid was sprayed into the exposed members, cavities, closed sections and side doors.
Paint is an important part of the car's rustproofing and should therefore be checked regularly. The most common types of paintwork damage are stone chips, scratches, and marks on the edges of wings, doors and bumpers.