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1992 Volvo 740
GL Wagon
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,070
1997 Volvo 850
GLT Turbo
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,330

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

1992 Volvo 740
GL Wagon
75
1992 Volvo 740 GL WagonReview:

Swedish Made Tank — Loyal servant. Easy and cheap to maintain. From 1990 bodies are galvanized so it's fairly rust free....

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

55
1992 Volvo 740 GL WagonReview:

Good For Family — I loved this car. It had a 4 cylinder motor but it would move fast. good for me and the miss, the ki...

45
1992 Volvo 740 GL WagonReview:

Ok Car — not to bad but not that god

1997 Volvo 850
GLT Turbo
230
writes:
One of the most solid cars I have ever driven. Very safe and well built car so perfect for keeping family saf...
Front Seats Ranked 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD worse.
"more leg room and not as high up as the jeep - the middle was less cumbersome"
Back Seats Ranked 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD worse.
"more leg room and lower seats"
writes:
I Love my Volvo, its rock sturdy and also used to belong to the department of defense! Lets Go volvo the gover...
writes:
As an executive who travels (by auto) regionally very often, and also needs to safely take my family (and thei...

Specs

1992 Volvo 740
GL Wagon
1997 Volvo 850
GLT Turbo
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
114 hp @ 5,400 RPM
190 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
191 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
5 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
10:1
Displacement
2,300 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.15 in
3.27 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Driver -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Optional
Cassette Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 34.7 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 14.7 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 3,300 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 3,300 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.3 in 183.5 in
Width 69.3 in 69.3 in
Height 56.5 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 109.1 in 104.9 in

Available Options

1992 Volvo 740
GL Wagon
1997 Volvo 850
GLT Turbo

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