1990 Volvo 240 DL from North America
A spectacular, safe, comfortable mini tank
The plastic pieces (side compartments, sun visor clips, middle console, and back break light cover) have all broken due to sun damage.
Needed a new muffler upon purchase.
Front seat padding under the cloth seems to be deteriorating.
Air conditioning blows hot despite a working compressor (possible clog).
Fog lights do not work.
A few burned out lights on the dash.
Since the car operates on fuses, they blow at random times.
I was 18 when my parents saw this car for sale on the main street of our town. They knew I as a teenager would want something that fit my age a little better than my Crown Victoria, so they bought it for me, and I have loved it ever since.
This car is very special, so much so that I decided to drive it instead of a Volvo 960 with leather! I love the 240.
It looks brand new.
It is a safe and very smooth ride.
The burgundy paint job looks like new, and the lights are not yellowing yet.
The plastic in the car breaks a lot, but they are easily replaceable, and the cost is worth it.
The interior looks like it is a new car.
In Florida, it is vital that we have air conditioning, and I am in need of getting that fixed.
I love my 240 and will drive it forever if I have to.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 2nd June, 2004