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1988 Volvo 245 Review
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Great Car, Or Greatest Car? — 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 the police you didn't mean to go sideways around that corner, after all, who hoons a volvo?

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: Everything, 240 Wagons are iconic. It's like driving a giant Lego brick

Cons: Sourcing parts can be a pain

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Red — 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.

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

Pros: It`s a nice car

Cons: it wosent so fast

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Great Car — Performance - very slow acceleration, but great steering/turning radius Build Quality - Solid, just keeps on running. But plastic interior is starting to fall apart Appearance - nothing flashy, but definitely attractive Gas mileage - I average between 14 and 20mpg Car is awesome to drive in the city. Since it is slow, you definitely get to push it a lot harder and have more fun with it without breaking as many traffic laws

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: turning radius, comfort, space

Cons: acceleration, gas mileage

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The Best Swedish Made Tank Ever! — Old school ride. But with patina and lovely comfort. Its a keen tractor, which keep moving, when Nippon cars would'nt.

Pros: SOLID

Cons: Thirsty and old style driving skills.

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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

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

1986 Volvo 245 Reviews

Volvos Never Die! By Craig

This car is solid! It is a great first car and it gets the job done. It runs great and it's older than I am. It's a road trip car. Great on gas, but it's really dorky looking. It only cost $600, so it... Read More

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