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Old 11-14-2007, 09:55 AM
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Default Most Reliable Volvo

Looking to buy another Volvo. What is the most reliable Year, Model and Engine ?
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I think it all depends in what your looking for?

Sedan

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Wagon

Then we can go from there.
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Also, year of manufacture will have some impact. Newer are easier to diagnose yet more expensive to fix.
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Old 11-14-2007, 11:54 AM
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I'll rephrase: What year anddrivetrain require the fewest repairs? Make it a sedan.
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An early 90's 240 that was driven by a grandma, and was maintained at the dealership it's whole life.
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Old 11-15-2007, 08:40 PM
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The 240 is about the best.
But the 240 isn't for me I would rather have a 850.
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I vote 850 also.
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Old 11-16-2007, 07:53 AM
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242 FTW
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850... ha ha no... that car was definitely a poor design from volvo, i rank the 850 right with the 700's, but that was also when volvo was having some $$$ issues... but the most reliable volvo i've ever owned was my beloved gold '88 240!!! and parts are pretty cheap and easy to find
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Old 11-21-2007, 11:39 AM
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So let me get this straight. An early 90's 240, that has been dealer maintained, always garaged, owned by a grandmother, low miles, only been to church on sundays and never been in an accident or an 850 with the same good fortune.
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