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1990 Volvo 240 DL WagonReview
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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 DLReview
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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 DLReview
smplownr90 writes:
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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 WagonReview
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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 WagonReview
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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 WagonReview
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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 WagonReview
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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 WagonReview
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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 DLReview
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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 WagonReview
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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

Review By Monty56Python

This is a true classic. A model of thoughtful and thorough design and execution. And remarkably driveable, 28 years after it ceased its long production run. Read More

Review By Stephen

Its loaded with unreliable Bosch injection parts, especially the electronic. 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

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

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

Review By GuruWNWBG

Good old car. Like a tank. good for 300,000 miles. Safe Read More

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

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