Pros & Cons of Volvo truck

Discussion in 'Volvo Forum' started by dashaker, Aug 26, 2019.

  1. x1Heavy

    x1Heavy Road Train Member

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    Durable?

    Advanced?

    Pulling power?

    Room for lot lizard and her baggage of medical cleaning items?

    Hmm. such weighty issues.
     
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  3. bryan21384

    bryan21384 Road Train Member

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    Ohhhhhhhhhhh ok...........lol
     
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  4. platinum

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    Injectors and Cups are very common issues.

    Getting mistaken for a track suit flip flop wearing foreigner who speaks no english is also a downfall.
     
  5. homeskillet

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    When I get out of my white Volvo at a customer, guys in track suits ask me if I speak Russian......
     
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  6. Bakerman

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    Plenty a room on the cat walk for that full-size oven.
     
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  7. Bakerman

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    I’m not Russian I’m Ukraine!!
     
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  8. Midnightrider909

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    There are no cons. The Volvo is the best truck available in the USA and it’s built in Virginia.
     
  9. Midnightrider909

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    My 780 has much more room than the Cascadia and T680 I used to drive.
     
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  10. Oso

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    I thought someone should attempt a serious reply...

    I don't know about reliability and costs since I'm just a driver. But I have driven Volvos and just about every other truck at one point or another...

    Pro: Arguably the most comfortable, ergonomic, and well thought out interior on the market (I like the brown fabric); very quiet and tons of storage space; great steering feel; the cab holds up well; the best amt on the market, if you want to go that route; good 13L engine.

    Con: Less dealer support out West (or so I've been told); Can be heavy; Not as much engine support as a Cummins or Detroit (depending on your area); The paint on the cab is usually dimpled.

    Most guys who I meet on the road like them; internet truckers do not.
     
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  11. olddog_newtricks

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    Pro: used Volvos are really cheap Con: you will start driving with your foot up on the dash , wear track suits and flip flops
     
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