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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

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1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
No Data Available
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
MSRP
$46,550
Invoice
$43,790
Average Price Paid
$44,262
104 listings nationwide

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1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
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2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

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

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2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$53,182
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
No Expert Reviews
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

Hot off the heels of its seventh-generation debut, BWM's iconic sports sedan returns with a new trick up its sleeve: plug-in power. After tooling around Europe the last few years, the ...

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

1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
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Guru9D913R writes:
Old fashioned car with a secure front part to protect from any accident on the road, excellent enjine/motor, h...
Looks/Style Ranked 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer O-Z Rally better.
"Because it is more fashionable, contemporary style."
Back Seats Ranked 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer O-Z Rally better.
"Softer. And the back of the rare seats can be open to long items from the trunk over the backs of rare seats into salon of the car."
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Terje 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

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Stephan 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.)

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
--
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
--
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 10.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
114 hp @ 5,400 RPM
114 hp @ 5,400 RPM
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Torque
136 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
136 lb-ft @ 2,750 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 -- 13.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 891 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.9 in 185.7 in
Width 67.3 in 81.4 in
Height 56.3 in 56.9 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 112.2 in

Available Options

1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD

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