1989 Volvo 240 User Reviews

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    Love It. — 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 25mpg. Very fun to drive and has a very good turning radius.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Made from Sweeden and is built like a rock.

    Cons: None

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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    Soviet Tank — I loved that car more than my girl friend at the time. it was verturally indestructible. the only thing i i managed to tear up was the muffler jumping a speed bump at 70

    Pros: indestructible, soild build quailty, and comfy interior

    Cons: gas hog and expensive to maintain

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    The Best Car I Ever Had...rest In Peace--eventually I'll Get Another. — It may not be aeshetically pleasing, but this baby will ensure your safety on the road, get decent mpg, and fit like, 20 people in it.

    Pros: Invincible...this thing is a tank; Amazing turning radius for a wagon.

    Cons: Drives like a boat, hard to get parts for.

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    Reliable Blue Tank Of A Car — Heated seats are fun, still needs a better stereo but a great car to haul and let the teens drive

    Pros: Still runs great

    Cons: Bit of a gas guzzler

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    Everything It Should Be, And Nothing More — I love this car. Simple to work on, unoffensive styling and does everything I ask it to. Exactly what a car needs to be, sufficient power, above average reliability, robust build quality, manual transmission/rear drive setup.

    Pros: Durability, rear wheel drive, comfort

    Cons: Expensive to repair

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    Volvo 240 — 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 seriously impressive. The front of the car is a beauty as it looks like a Rolls Royce. The cost of ownership is quite a lot as it's consumption is quite heavy and the parts are also quite expensive. The car is indeed fun to drive.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's a very reliable car

    Cons: The gasoline consumption

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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

    1988 Volvo 240 Reviews

    This Baby Just Keeps On Going. By Swedeegirl

    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... Read More

    Good For A Volvo Car Lover! By rid27448

    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 insi... Read More

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