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1980 Volvo 240Review
Mike writes:

Review Title? — I only like 242's 4 doors is way too many, 2 is just right. This car needs alot of work to stick with any new car on the road. The only nice thing is that 250hp is easily obtainable through later model OEM Volvo parts or various parts from other european manufacturers that were sharing concepts in the 80's.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's a 30 year old Volvo that's stripped down with a manual trans and it get's 28+ mpg on the freeway.

Cons: It's 30 years old and sounds like a tin can!

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1980 Volvo 240Review
Martin writes:

Simply Unique — A fun and unique car - Not a day goes by where I don't regret selling this car :(

Pros: Smooth ride, safety, comfortable on long trips, great style with the turbo wheels, easy to modify, no power steering or brakes - a challenge to drive fast, invisable to speed traps (brown volvo sedan!?)

Cons: Lack of power means a low top speed of 85mph, slow off the line, gas mileage, performance in the snow

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1993 Volvo 240 Reviews

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1992 Volvo 240 Reviews

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1991 Volvo 240 Reviews

A Good Family Car, Student Car, Or General Commuter By al_ngl

I purchased my '91 240 as a commuter and winter car. For what you pay, it drives better than many newer vehicles and has some features (like seat warmers, rear floor air vents, air conditioning, lumba... Read More

Wouldn't Sell It For The World. By Sam

The secret is what's under the bonnet... It's what you would call a "sleeper". This 240 is definitely a keeper, it's resale value is crap but it's sentimental value is through the roof. A dream car wh... Read More

1990 Volvo 240 Reviews

In Love By TorreyDee

I've been looking for one for years and I've finally found one! Couldn't be more please with my purchase. I've never driven a stick before and I probably shouldn't be learning on a car like this but w... Read More

Sweeet By Low

Did not get the pleasure of driving for to long due to the fact I was not car savvy. I had my brother-in-law drive it and he thinks that it is a very comfortable, solid and well built car. Very low ma... Read More

1989 Volvo 240 Reviews

Volvo 240 By Predeswaran

I am indeed satisfied with it's performance. It can do burnouts and can still defeat many other cars in the market. Furthermore, it can also drift perfectly. The build quality of this car is serious... Read More

Love It. By Sean

Ok acceleration. Good braking. Handling is Amazing. Squeaks a bit. Has needed about $2600 worth of repair. Outside looks like your classic four-door Sedan. Very sharp. Inside is plain. Gets about 25mp... Read More

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