1979 Volvo 245 Review from North America

1979 Volvo 245 DL 2.13 gasoline

Year of manufacture1979
First year of ownership1999
Most recent year of ownership2000
Engine and transmission 2.13 gasoline Manual
Performance marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
9.5 / 10
Distance when acquired175000 miles
Most recent distance210000 miles


One of the best vehicles for some of the best prices


Heater fan goes out on occasions and once in a while the electronic overdrive will disengage itself when traveling over 85 mph.

General Comments:

I'm going to buy another soon.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 8th August, 2000

1st Oct 2010, 00:44

I love my 245 DL Volvo station wagon, for mine is the best car, and still on the top. Incredibly, my car since 1979 has only 89.000 miles. It will be the real antique, I am so proud of it. Thank God for this special gift.

Average review marks: 9.5 / 10, based on 1 review