1985 Volvo 240 User Reviews

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    Favorite Car Ever Owned — This has been my favorite car to date. Incredibly stylish and reliable. I regularly got stopped on the street and asked to sell, asked to sell at stop lights, got regular compliments and admiration for this vehicle. She's a babe.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Incredibly stylish

    Cons: Cylinder 2 needs rebuild

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    1985 Volvo 244 Dl "hd" — -performanc isnt bad for being an old car, she tired and i understand that but some times i like to go a little fast -build quality is awsome, well it was when it came out of the factory. right now theres alot of rot -appearence is awsome because i like the older boxy looking car plus i added a few things my self to make it my own -cost of ownership is not that great, because i'm 17 the insurance is through the roof, it dosent get very good gas milage for a L4 - fun factor is at around 60% i took it off roading once, wont do that again. but for the road it handels pretty well, and its alwasy fun to find a new noise or rattle its making

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: it looks nice

    Cons: needs alot of body work from rot and the engine could use a rebild

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    Volvo 4 Life — with a few updates and some modifications this car will run forever. It came from arizona so it is in mint non michigan winter condition. We get lots of head gawkers on the highways and in town. Gas milage is great did a new mod exhaust so my speed has increased. Using a turbo exhaust made the difference.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: it is paid in full

    Cons: parts are hard 2 find

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    Another Great Beater That Lived Too Short A Life. — Bought for $850 from my neighbor who pulled it out of a junkyard and rebuilt it as a side project. We did get it up and running and it was a blast to drive, but sadly it died on us a short while later. He gave me my money back and scrapped it. Car felt solid and the suspension wasn't bad considering the year and condition. The engine had some balls during the time it was running. I liked the looks of it but I'm sure not everyone would agree.

    Pros: Fun to drive, comfortable

    Cons: Was in too bad of condition to make worth resurecting

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    Reviews From Other Years

    1993 Volvo 240 Reviews

    The Paradox That Is The Volvo 240. By Chris

    A Volvo 240 Wagon is one of those cars that defies logic. A slow, boxy, minimalist station wagon, which changed very little over its 18 year production run should not inspire great enthusiasm. Odd... Read More

    I Love My 240 By Mabel

    i love my brick. 240s are great...everyone should have one. although right now my car needs some work, i really cant think of anything else i would rather drive. My wagon is awesome...im glad i own it... Read More

    1992 Volvo 240 Reviews

    A Fabulous Automobile, The Best Of The Best I've Owned By charlesnd

    My dark grey 1992 Volvo 240 Wagon was superior in every respect. I bought it new and kept it 18+ years (my daughter drove it for a while, then I took it back). Had hardly a minute's trouble with it. O... Read More

    Wonderful Car But Got A Bit Old By migration_nemandza

    Beautiful 2.3 petrol Volvo 240. Loved it so much. Bought it in 2004 and had it for five years. had no real issues with reliability, only had maintenance. It was a guzzler by European standards but bui... Read More

    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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