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1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
No Data Available
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
MSRP
$40,750
Invoice
$38,400
Average Price Paid
$38,916
2,455 listings nationwide

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1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
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2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,215
7 listings nationwide

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2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$46,907
237 listings nationwide
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
No Expert Reviews
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Does BMW still use “The Ultimate Driving Machine” as its advertising tagline? Yes, it does. And with the arrival of the 2020 BMW M340i, which slots between the existing 330i and the fo...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 10
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
335
1993 Volvo 240 SedanReview:

Trusty Old 240 Volvo — Like: Rock solid, simple technology, easy to maintain. Comfortable highway ride. Decent fuel economy...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

35
1993 Volvo 240 SedanReview:

Awersome Looking Volvo — you cant hate it, you cant love it, its a volvo,, its a volvo 240, with 116HP, 5 shift gear box, se...

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

35
1993 Volvo 240 SedanReview:

Volvo 1993 240 Classic — nice comme char! 90 km/h sur la 2eme jler jamais monter plus que 140km/h, jai une bordure de bois e...

2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
20
writes:
Inside is futuristic, the outside is a redesigned 2018 340i. Not much to say , great for anyone not a performa...
10
writes:
One of the best driving sedans iv owned in a long time fun enough power for what it is an plenty of tuning opt...
Family Car Ranked 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RWD worse.
"4 doors more room and for those of us who live where it snows the awe system is nice to have "
Value Ranked 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RWD better.
"Insane power per dollar "

Specs

1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
--
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
--
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 15.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
114 hp @ 5,400 RPM
114 hp @ 5,400 RPM
255 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
136 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
9.8:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,300 cc
2,300 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.15 in
3.78 in x 3.15 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.1 in 42 in
Back Legroom 36.4 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 17 cu ft
Exterior
Length 189.9 in 185.7 in
Width 67.3 in 81.4 in
Height 56.3 in 56.8 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 112.2 in

Available Options

1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • PORTIMAO Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
  • Vermont Bronze Metallic

Option Packages

  • Heated Front Seats
  • Adaptive M Suspension
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Convenience Package
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Executive Package
  • Harman/Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Live Cockpit Pro W/NAVI
  • Luxury Package
  • M Sport Package
  • Premium Package
  • Track Handling Package
  • Wireless Charging
  • Black W/Contrast STICHING, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Black Stitch, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Blue Stitching, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac W/Contrast Stitch, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha W/Contrast Stitch, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster W/Contrast Stitch, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" Double-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey

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