Value of a 1982 240

Asked by Sep 09, 2011 at 02:24 PM about the 1982 Volvo 240

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

My daughters boyfriend is looking at a car to use for college
transportation this year. He is looking at a 1982 240, one
owner, garage kept, perfect condition, 30000 miles. They are
asking $3000 for it. Is it worth that much? Are they safe cars?
Is upkeep expensive? Thanks

3 Answers


they are very safe, even safer than some new cars with air bags since they have real crumple zones etc. they are pretty cheep to maintain, i have owned 7 240s and they will never die, with that low mileage $3k is about right. any other questions feel free to msg me I am a certified volvo mechanic. hope that helped


Agree. Sturdy car.


thats awful low miles,cis fuel injection hates sitting there,if it runs perfect on a cold morning then all is well,as far as startup and warmup,thats where most problems show,is it a turbo? thats premium price,but not for those miles!

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