1982 Volvo 245 GLT turbo from North America
Solid urban dependable BEAST
Paint wore out, got another paint job a few years back.
Speakers are going (original)
Seats are starting to lose lower support. Noticable after driving for a while.
It's a wagon. The car is a BEAST!! The turbo really makes a huge difference when climbing hills and getting on the freeway. On colder mornings, it sputters when starting, and you have to rev it up to about 2,000 rpm's for a good 20 seconds to get the fuel injection to function properly, but its expected and typical for a car going on 30 years old. The turbo 4cylinder engine does not get as good gas milege as the normal engine. Gets about 20-22 freeway without digging your foot into the pedal. The turning radius is AMAZING for such a long and narrow station wagon. Can turn on a dime. I have a lot of faith in this car, and plan on having it for at LEAST another 100k miles. HIGHLY recommended.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 21st November, 2007