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Acceleration hey guys, my dad bought me a volvo s80 2000 model. it is a great car and and has a feel which cannot be described. but there is a particular feature which concerns me.. when going on an incline, i feel, the car doesnt have enough power to go up the hill at constant acceleration. whereas with my previous car i had no such problems. as a matter of fact i feel that my volvo has a slow pick up in general.. could you please help me put as to whether there is nothing to worry about or if there is something wrong.. and by the way it is a non turbo car with a 2.9l engine...

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Agree totally with Chevron 91 with Techron; if you can get it without the 10% ethanol.  I also did an 8000-mile plus cross country trip, once I passed Iowa going west, I found that Chevron 91 octone without ethanol enable my S80/2.9 to perform its best (acceleration and mpg).

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Chevron 91 octane with Techron works well.  I just did an 8000-mile cross country run with good results (responsiveness, acceleration, idle)

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