My Volvo has run perfectly for almost
13 years. Since the warranty expired I
spend an average of $400 annually for
maintenance and repairs. Good mechanics
are hard to find. But I spend less
annually on repairs than my father does
with his much newer Chrysler. Avoid
power features if you can. The power
windows are getting slower and slower
and the central locks and cruise
control had to be repared last year.
The body and original paint are still
in awesome shape, most of my friends
can't believe that this car is 13 years
The interior space is outstanding. 240s
inspire devotion amongst their owners.
I love the square styling and the
commaraderie that I have with all of
the other 240DL drivers on the road. I
routinely get stopped in parking lots
by people who tell me stories of their
Occasionally some trim has been know to
fall off. I've replaced many pieces and
parts are getting scarce.
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