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This Baby Just Keeps On Going. — I've driven everything including tractors,BMWs,Lincolns,Caddys,Chevys,Jaguars,MGs....the only other car I liked as much was the Merkur Scorpio & the problem w/ them was getting parts .I hope to drive this car to the Million Mile Club & then drop a biodeisel [or who knows what will be available then] into it & keep on going..

Pros: Can see out of all window angles!Reliable just do the recommended upkeep.

Cons: Most people don't like the style.

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Good For A Volvo Car Lover! — This car was fully garaged for years by a car enthusiast in my family who loved to take care of it for the last 20 years. Excellent upkeep, spacious interior, no dents on outside, or rip or tears inside. Lots of tender loving care was put into the car since car enthusiast passed the car onto us.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: This car is solid! Beautiful exterior and interior!

Cons: Some parts are hard to find because of the age.

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Very Relaxed — when i first got my car i had a mazda and loved it and still do but then i got my baby volvo i love it wouldn't change it for the world, very smooth driving.. love to take it on the highway driving threw the mountains, very nice!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: great family car

Cons: not that get up and go car more lad back

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Buy It If You Want To Play Around With Cars And Not Get A Ticket — Performance: 0-60 in like 12-13 seconds, handling is horrible BUT its RWD!! yea!!, apearence is well kept but could use some lowering, gas mileage is acceptable. Fun Factor: You feel like your the king of the world but at the same time you feel nible cause its soo narrow

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Cheap sleeper

Cons: You can't take box cars

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240/245 The Car Of My Dreams — A wonderful car that never disapoints. Once you have driven a 240/245 you can´t imagine ever wanting anything else. Its cheap to own and reliable to drive. It might not be a car with the highest number of hp but it´s got enough.

Pros: everything

Cons: no ac

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Volvo's Rock ! — My Volvo cost $300 and has Great Handling on country roads and city streets, the Maintenance is Easy and Cheap(Super Cheap!!!!!), Leather Interior(Do I need to say more?) and enough space for you 4 of your buddies and a weeks worth of camping gear, also there's a roof rack, Gas Mileage - 30 to 35, Its a Wagon, so of course its fun!, I would totally recommend this car, But find your own this one is mine ! P.S. mine has over 300,000 miles and runs great . . . as with everything Look before you buy not all cars a treated equally . . . the previous owners actions are always a mystery, some people just can't take care of their car . . . Volvo's Forever

Pros: Interior Space(room for you and an elephant),Gas Mileage,Ease of Maintenance,and a $300 sticker price

Cons: Warning! Car does not attract the ladies! but with 4 dollar a gallon gas, who cares about the ladies , let them walk!

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A Great All Around Vehicle. — This car is great all around. It is reliable and durable, lasting many years and driving many more miles. The interior is very comfortable with lots of headroom and legroom. Also, additional comfort includes heated seats in the winter and air conditioning in the summer.

Pros: Durable, reliable, comfortable, and safe; this car has it all.  Along with all it's features, this car also gets really good gas mileage.

Cons: Due to the fact that this car is rear-wheel drive only, it does not handle really well in snow.  Also because the car is heavy, it does not accelerate well on hills.

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Swedish Strengh — Amazing car with 20 years on it's back.

Pros: Strengh, reliability and comfort

Cons: I wished it had the B21 turbo engine

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Reliable Car — awesome ride, great sound, good gas milage car, average 23 mpg, good first car

Pros: great rally car, 200k plus, runs like a champ, can start in below freezing temperture.

Cons: nothing

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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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