1990 Volvo 240 User Reviews

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    1990 Volvo 240 DL Wagon Review
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    35

    In Love — 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 whatever. I'm happy!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Looks, interior, hauling capabilities, charm!

    Cons: Driver's seat is a little on the slouchy side, road noise

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    1990 Volvo 240 DL Review
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    75

    It Impress Everyone Who See It, Even Me Every Time I Use It. — I just love these car, like i said, it is a 1990, and i was riding faster to 160 km/h just to have little fun on the highway... but i really drive these car just to ride on weekends and make my hobbie on it... Thank you.

    Pros: Well, these is  1990, a classic one

    Cons: Interior space... uuuhhmmm

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    1990 Volvo 240 DL Review
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    If I Could Afford The Parts For This Car I Would Drive It Forever — i hate the price of the parts and where i live volvo's are rare and it's hard to find a lot of parts. I have had it for 2 years and its been a great car, still has it's problems, general wear and tear, but its usually reliable

    Pros: size, i can fit into smaller spaces,

    Cons: it's older and came with a few problems

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    1990 Volvo 240 Wagon Review
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    Reliable, Safe — This car does everything we need. Its done 240k miles and still runs great. Its a big white estate so we might right ghostbusters all over it for a laugh. My dad had one and thought it was brilliant too

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Comfort

    Cons: Economy

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    1990 Volvo 240 DL Wagon Review
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    Hklhj — its slow but the breaks are amazing suspension is soft and it rides very very nicely. it is a solid car with almost no problems. cruise control is the only thing that doesnt work. it has front heated seats with third row seats

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: room

    Cons: slowness

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    1990 Volvo 240 DL Wagon Review
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    It's A Tank! — This car may be old, it may take 3 days to get from 0-60, but it has lasted for ever. I mean it only has 190,000 miles on it and it still drives like it's new! It's expected to get at least another 190,000 on the odometer. They look like a brick, handle like a brick, and stop like a brick. It is very comfortable to drive on the highway and great for trips and hauling people, animals, and gear. They are relatively easy to maintain, but they do go through brakes quickly (because of their weight). They also don't have very powerful A/C systems..."You just sorta ride not hot in a 240!" I've heard that the 240 is still one of the most sought after classic Volvo's and they are really great cars.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Don't get me wrong, this car is great! These things last FoReVer!

    Cons: They are not performance cars by any stretch of the imagination

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    1990 Volvo 240 DL Wagon Review
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    She Was A Beast, I Would Recommend It, But Only To An Old Couple — Big Bertha was a beast. She could take a beating and not sustain much damage at all. She got fairly good gas mileage, but had a lot of maintenance problems. Little things were always breaking but overall it was a REALLY safe car

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: safe, spacious

    Cons: big, lots of small electrical and other problems

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    1990 Volvo 240 Wagon Review
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    The Best Car I've Ever Owned!! — I love this car! It is hands down the best car I've ever had. It has an excellent turning radius, wonderful ride, and really good gas mileage for a large station wagon! Not to mention the leather interior and the classic minimalist "less is more" idea on the inside. You aren't bogged down with junk, but you have awesome conveniences like heated seats, power windows, etc. I will drive this car until it quites running - then I'll get another motor!

    Pros: Handeling, comfort, roominess.

    Cons: The only thing that comes to mind is that my husband calls it a refrigerator box that moves!

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    1990 Volvo 240 DL Review
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    Slow, Boring, Boxy, But Still A Good Car. — My girlfriend has one, it has had a lot of issues over the years but it easily has over 300k miles on it and it never fails to start. Bizarre interior, odd color schemes, SLOW beyond belief, I think a prius might actually beat this thing. It has nice supple suspension though, very comfortable. It has horrible handling and pushes like crazy, the brakes suck too.

    Pros: Good ride quality...?

    Cons: Lots.

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    1990 Volvo 240 DL Wagon Review
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    Decent Daily Transportation — High Mileage car that just kept on going. I simply got tired of maintaining too many cars for daily use. Opted to keep the big gas guzzler. More room for me to drive about in.

    Pros: Fuel Mileage, Capacity, Manual Trans, Fabulous motor even with 500,000km on it.

    Cons: 500,000 km gets to be costly on the maintenance after a while.

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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

    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

    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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