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1985 Volvo 240 DLReview
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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 240Review
Sean writes:

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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1985 Volvo 240Review
Heather writes:

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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1985 Volvo 240Review
Daniel7980 writes:

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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1993 Volvo 240 Reviews

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1992 Volvo 240 Reviews

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1991 Volvo 240 Reviews

Review By Ladislao

The car the only good was the motor, after that everything is gabage. Read More

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

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

Review By Case99

The cat fish, lemon, looked fine in pictures. Traveled ten hours to pick it up. Had gas leak, wouldnt idle. The windshield leaked. Finally made it home only more problems. Differential cover had been... Read More

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

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