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1990 Volvo 740 Sedan

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Volvo 740GL
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By falconbrother
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1990 Volvo 740 Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


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We bought this car used and drove it for several years. Maybe it's a fluke, but this is the only car I ever owned that I never had anything break on the whole time I owned it. We sold it with 115000 miles on the odo.


Favorite Features

Heated leather seats, great stereo, pretty car, sun roof.


Suggested Improvements

Nothing really.


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volvo-fastest truck on the road
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By willia
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1990 Volvo 740 Sedan GLE 4dr Sedan


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I have owned 6 differant volvos and my 1990 740 gle is my familys favorite. It has classic styling, very nice looking and fun to drive. I am looking for another, would really like a 5 spd. Safe reliable and necer goes out of style, the 16 valve motor is very fast and the car handles beautifully. The only complaint is rear wheel skidding in wet weather due to torque. All in all the fastest truck on the road.


Favorite Features

Handling and the 16 valve motor.


Suggested Improvements

none


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Piece of junk
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By brodog
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1990 Volvo 740 Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


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This has by far been the sorriest vehicle that I have ever owned. Motor mounts failed @ 28K, cat converter broke in half @ 32K, lumbar supports in drivers seat fixed 6 times and still broken, transmission failed @ 52K, radiator, replaced before 100K despite having this "car" servived every 5000 miles, and on and on ad nauseum!


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More than expected
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By bgtg
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1990 Volvo 740 Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


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We bought this old car 2 1/2 years ago and we have not had a problem since. We love its safety and reliability for our family with two young children. It's not glamorous, but it is "stately" and even the gas mileage is better than we expected (28 mpg on hgwy). A solid, well-built car. We expect to drive it another 100K miles (it is at 151K now).


Favorite Features

Sunroof, heated seats (ahh!), safety, reliability, and big trunk.


Suggested Improvements

A little more giddy-up in the 4 cyl. might be nice, but the world can't be perfect....


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My Car For Life
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By cheaprug
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1990 Volvo 740 Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


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I received my 1990 Volvo for college graduation. It is now 13 years old, with 110,000 miles. This is the first year I had to do anything to it. My husband wants me to buy a new car and I refuse. According to my mileage I have another 20 years.


Favorite Features

My favorite feature is the turning radius. There isn't a car on the road that can compare.


Suggested Improvements

Poor gas mileage in city


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