DLR Nordic in Portland, OR

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We take pride in the Volvos we offer.  Every
vehicle has been carefully hand selected for
quality and reliability and we will only offer the
best Volvo models and years. In addition, every
Volvo we sell has a clean title and is accident


Established in 1992.

We have always focused solely on Volvo cars and suvs.

DLR Nordic

Dealer Info:

Phone(s):(503) 702-0888
Address:3838 SW Barbur Blvd, Portland, OR, 97239
  • Monday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Reviews on DLR Nordic

Nikolai A. | 2014-06-26

I didn't buy my Volvo here, but I am writing a review for DLR Nordic because they are awesome. I drove there not knowing they sold / serviced Volvos newer than my '95 850; and regardless Duncan fixed my problem in 5 minutes, explained why (super volvo knowledge), and directed me to a trusted Volvo Parts / Repair shop in SE Portland for the problem his shop did not have parts for. If I were to buy a newer Volvo this place would be it. Like the review on here says, it is probably the best place to buy a Volvo on the West Coast. Thanks Duncan!

Dick S. | 2014-05-08

DLR is the best place to buy Volvos on the west coast.  We're in the process of getting our 3rd wagon from Duncan and Ole because of quality, knowledge, low pressure and helpfulness.  Ole still remains our 92 wagon's Godfather from their days together at the V Shop.  If you are considering a Volvo, start here, it will likely be your last stop!  
Dick + Ingrid SW Portland.

Marshall R. | 2013-12-03

If you don't like buying cars, buy your Volvo from DLR Nordic!!!

Most reasonable people don't like dealing with the high pressure sales techniques employed by many car dealerships.  DLR Nordic's approach to sales is friendly, informative and honest.

My family needed a new car because my wife accurately characterized our 1992 240 as old enough to drink and it looks like it has been, heavily.  I spent a lot of time researching cars and analyzing the used car market.  After weighing our options and consulting with our trusted mechanic, we decided we wanted to purchase a newer Volvo wagon that didn't have turbo engine or all wheel drive.

Unfortunately, cars that meet those criteria don't come up for sale very often.  I emailed Ole when I spotted a car that looked great on DLR Nordic's site. It was easy to set up a time to take the car to our mechanic for a pre-purchase inspection.

Once the inspection was complete, negotiating details of the sale with Ole was super smooth.  Ole is an honest and creative negotiator.  It's clear that he cares about doing a good job.

Thanks to Ole, my family is now driving around in a sweet-looking, safe and reliable car!!!

Nick C. | 2013-09-15

I've known Ole and Duncan for years, and both of them have always been pleasant to work with, and very helpful, even with technical questions.

Recently, my wife was ready for a newer car.  She had been driving a 1993 240 Volvo for quite some time, and while the car is uber dependable, and well-sorted, it was time for an "upgrade".  She instantly fell in love with the S60, and in particular, a flash green '04 S60R M66 that was listed for sale at DLR Nordic.

After a very no-pressure test drive, we decided to take a couple of days to think about our possible purchase.  Ole said no problem, and even provided photos of the car emailed to my personal email, as well as some other helpful background on the vehicle.

A couple of days later we decided to purchase the car, and have had it worked on a couple of times at DLR.  Every time has been a pleasure!  Ole is very helpful, and goes out of his way to share technical insights on the car every chance he gets.

I highly recommend DLR Nordic, and both Duncan and Ole... they know their product, and stand behind their work!

Jake K. | 2013-05-26

Duncan and Ole are the best!
They are so knowledgable and friendly.
They only pick great cars.
We got an amazing deal on a 2010 V70 that seems like brand new.
I recommend DLR Nordic to every person I know.

Toobet L. | 2013-01-28

Friendly, knowledgeable and helpful.  Although they didn't happen to have the rare model we were looking for, Ole was kind enough to advise us rookies on an out of state sale and even receive delivery of the vehicle while we were at work.  Above and beyond the call of duty and much appreciated.

Leah H. | 2012-07-31

We just purchased an XC90 from Duncan at DLR Nordic, and it was the best customer service. The best. He took his time with us, he was super knowledgeable, very low pressure and he was the kind of person you send your friends to and feel like you were doing your friends a huge favor. I could not recommend this place enough. They also had a well-curated inventory. Not a bad car on the lot - you can tell they hand pick their cars carefully.  I used their website first - good, lots of pictures - then visited the location near downtown.  If you are buying a Volvo, you should buy it here. You'll be very happy you did. Too bad i can't give them 6 stars.

Sara D. | 2011-07-14

Very friendly, no pressure dealership. Ole was very helpful. And I love my new Volvo.

Gerry C. | 2011-02-07

Saw a posting for a 2007 v70R with 6 speed MT.  I had just missed out on a previous one DLR Nordic had before Christmas.  I called and spoke to Ole.  He was knowledgeable about Volvos and was extremely helpful. My credit union had me go through hoops because it was an out of state purchase.  Ole was very patient and provided me with every information I needed.

My daughter and I drove from California and got there at 1:00 PM. By 3:00 PM, we were on our way back home with a layover in Ashland.  Great car and mileage.

Other than the funny event at the gas station when I could not get the car started, all is well.


Zack S. | 2010-11-23

Absolutely incredible customer service! Such a better feel than any of the [pushy] dealers we visited. Duncan and Ole went well beyond what's typical to actually educate us during the buying process. Before shopping, we had already done our share of homework- reading review after review on the various years & models. I could have saved a ton of time by just coming here first. These guys are familiar with all the nuances and more than willing to share. End result: We ended up with the perfect car for our family's needs and peace of mind, knowing we had made an educated decision. I recommend DLR to anyone in the market for a newer, pre-owned, Volvo.