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1979 Volvo 245 Review
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Great Car — this wagon is in tip top condition as far as performance and build quality. It also has a great appearance. this wagon is 3500 dollars. this car is awesome for camping and any family vacationing. i truly believe this is a great overall car to own

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: all of the above

Cons: nothing really

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1979 Volvo 245 Review
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I Love This Car — So far so good with this car. She's a great classic brick. I have been a long time 240 fan and after the fiasco of buying a 1 year old Dodge van I am glad I have a reliable old brick. I'll never buy anything but Volvo again

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great gas milage, Not a lot of electronic parts to go wrong. A solid brick

Cons: maintenance  due to age

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My Hot Rod — performance: 0 to 60 someday, brakes: work, handling: not terrible build: like a tank Appearance: outside people love it, inside looks cool C o O: great on gas, does need tlc Fun: funnest car i've ever had fells like your going mach 1

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: not seen on every corner

Cons: hard to get parts

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You Have To Own One To Really Appreciate It. — Performance - automatic transmission is sluggish and handling is as much good as a floating boat. Brakes very smooth in all weather conditions! Build quality - the B21 engine is very strong and long lasting, if well maintained. Interior quality is very good given the age of the vehicle, however squeaks and rattles should be expected from the rigidness of the Wagon. Appearance - I love the big, boxy bold styling, but my girlfriend hates it. It's a bit like Dr. Pepper, you either love it, or hate it. Cost of ownership - drinks a lot of the good juice. Unfortunate if you live in the UK, un-minding if you live in North America. Maintenance costs, particularly for genuine Volvo service items are fairly cheap - other long-term waring parts may be hard to source and therefore expensive. Fun - depends what you want from an old Volvo. It glides along the road and is a joy to cruise in. The stock ride and tuning needs attention if you want something that'll push on and spin out for that typical brick appeal.

Pros: Outrageously big bumpers!

Cons: Outrageously big bumpers!

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Reviews From Other Years

1992 Volvo 245 Reviews

Great Daily Transportation That Can Be Fun. By Matthew

Built like a tank to survive an accident, performance was not really high on the list. Yet because of this the car has 4 piston calipers in front and 2 piston calipers in back. That makes braking gr... Read More

1991 Volvo 245 Reviews

Sexy Highway Cruiser By Johnny

A very reliable station wagon with heaps of space. Read More

1990 Volvo 245 Reviews

Perfect Car! By Haldan

The Volvo 245 is a fine specimen. You can throw as much junk in her trunk as you'd like, and she won't complain. She is fun to drive, but only because she has a stick shift. Max speed of about 100mph,... Read More

1988 Volvo 245 Reviews

Great Car, Or Greatest Car? By Ryan

Been after a nice 240 Manual wagon for ever, now I have one. Fantastic cars, fun to drive, inconspicous and enough room to swallow anthing you can throw in it. Bonus points for being able to convince ... Read More

Red By Patrik

it was a very nice car and wont it back. you can do what ever you like whit it=) i got the car feom my ant and it was very chip but expensive to own. but now i got a better car. Read More

1987 Volvo 245 Reviews

Take That Volvo Off My Chest :) Its Line From Some Movie, But I Can't Remember What? By Arto

This Volvo is durable car in all ways. Parts are cheap, and its easy to maintein. Good old looks are nice. Basically it's like old american car but down sized. I's fun to drive and I'm gonna make it e... Read More

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