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rare ..and not for sale
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By hadassah2
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1991 Volvo 740 4dr Sedan


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Great car for almost six years.. i am the second owner.. a few problems with fuel pump.. and a few other very Minor problems..over the years .. we paid only 1500... that was a steal... more 250,000 miles and still going strong ...very dependable !!


Best Features

strong body / size -great gas mileage /automatic lights /automatic trunk lock / roomy trunk/


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1st Car
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By paul_thomas_
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1991 Volvo 740 4dr Wagon


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I am the third owner of my 1991 Volvo 740 Wagon and I could not have asked for such a great first car. I got it about 5 years ago and I have put on almost 100,000 miles on it since. A few problems with the fuel pump and the front suspension, but other than that it has been a great car. Getting close to 300,000 miles on it and it is running great. Just make sure to change oil every 3,000 miles. It will last forever


Best Features

Having a sunroof is awesome to have since it doesnt have air conditioning. I drive a lot so cruise control is also another one of my favorite features. Overall the layout of the interior is very simple and not complicated.


Worst Features

More power for the 4 cylinder engine. It has trouble making its way up mountains.


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Surprisingly good!
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By Josh
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1991 Volvo 740 4dr Sedan


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I've always had Hondas but after having a heater core problem on my last Accord (along with a few other costly repairs) I had to sell it because I just didn't have the money to fix it. While in the market for a car, I looked everywhere for another Honda, but had no luck. Then, I stumbled upon an ad for this car. I thought, well, it's not great looking, but it's cheap and it's transportation. I've had it for almost 7 months now and I only had to replace a PCV valve and clean out the intake. $80-no big deal. Ever since then, it's never stalled or broken down. I never knew Volvos were that reliable! I was pleasantly surprised!


Best Features

Reliability and comfortable seating. Plus, the light in the center console and low lit light in the rear floor area is pretty nice!


Worst Features

Where are the cup holders? Also, why no lever for reclining the seat? Who thought a knob was a good idea? It take 3 hours just to recline the seat..


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Best car you will ever have
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By Lynn
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1991 Volvo 740 SE Turbo 4dr Sedan


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Bought this car new, and now my college age daughter uses it when home. I now have a 2006 V70 but I still love the 740. Has had very few problems, has 175K miles and most parts are original. Will have to replace heater core, but most reliable car I have ever owned. I will probably be buried in it if I can ever pry it out of my kid's hand.


Best Features

Very fast (turbo) incredible turning radius, comfortable super tank. Handles very well and there will never be another car like it.


Worst Features

Plastic cup holders needed.


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By 740arany
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1991 Volvo 740 Turbo 4dr Sedan


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I've been a volvo fan ever since I got my friends 850turbo's 0-60 down to 4.2. I found my volvo in a used car lot, $1000. It looks like a piece if junk, it was in an accident. But it funny as hell watching people drop their jaws when they can't keep up. My car wasn't maintained at all, its rough around the edges I had to redo the wiring because some jackass thought making the windows go down when u turn on the radio was funny. Or making the lights work only when i hold the up window button... you get the point, someone abused my baby.


Best Features

the automatic transmissions 1/2/d, good for acceleration in races, nothing else really works n my car.


Worst Features

CUP HOLDERS, I ALWAYS WISH i HAD CUP HOLDERS.... also, they shoulda used a straight 5 from the fwd volvos, and the turbo should perhaps been 12psi stock, every1 knocks it up to 12 or higher...


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