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1991 Volvo 940 Wagon - Consumer Reviews

1991 Volvo 940 Wagon

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worst car I've ever owned - been driving for over 45 years
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By jdmwmd
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1991 Volvo 940 Wagon GLE 4dr Wagon


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there's not enough room here for a complete list of the problems - but here goes: all features made from plastic are now non-functional-including switches,control devices,safety devices,performance devices,electronics,door-pannel fasteners broken everywhere,shifter,switches such as door windows, ignition,sensors on the engine,bushings on the transmission shifter etc. The brake rotors so rusted into place so badly that one broke just removing it(and this car has seen very little salt if any) VERY POOR HANDLING-DANGEROUS - no fun to drive-hard to park! Radio works but of the six speakers-one works. plastic cracked everywhere! Seat-belt buckles broken, heated seats shrunk the leather-then quit


Best Features

A good looking wagon but previous owner hated it so much she sold a rust-free, dent free-never in an accident (but poorly idling) delux model for only $350 (which was about 300 too much) No one in their right mind would steal one so I can leave the keys in it. Auto-trans already rebuilt (at 78K miles) Heater is the one thing that really works good-but its summer in a few weeks so I sure wish the sun roof would open as that's a nice thing to have. And you have to say: at least its better than a Dodge ! (I used to own one) Interesting, feels like you're going too fast at any speed, so I'll never get a speeding ticket as long as I drive it.


Worst Features

drop off a very high cliff - insure first. Don't forget to set it on fire before you push it over --- and film it! at least you get some of your money back.


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940SE Wagon
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By CGF
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1991 Volvo 940 Wagon SE Turbo 4dr Wagon


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Was bought in 1998 as a salvage car.
Been hit from the side, but was
undamaged otherwise; Volvo repairman
restored it and sold it at a great
price. As it's gotten older there've
been more repairs, mostly for things
that have worn out. Air conditioning
and tape deck no longer work and there
are problems with the door-locking
system. On the other hand, the int/ext
still look great and it's a very solid
car with 147K miles on it, and no
sign of turbo problems. With regard
to the turbo, we've been religious
about running the engine for a bit
after parking,& have serviced it
regularly. Plan to keep it until
it dies--repair is still less
expensive than new.


Best Features

Tight turning circle; good paint job; good speed on inclines; very comfortable car for longer drives.


Worst Features

Cup holders! It's strange there are none on a car of this age. Tires could last longer-- I've been told the sway of a car of this design causes greater wear. Get rid of plasic-type radiator? Replcmnt of this was suggested as soon as I bought car to avoid sudden failure & exp. repair.


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1991 945 Turbo Wagon
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By Todd Kijowski
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1991 Volvo 940 Wagon Turbo 4dr Wagon


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I purchased the car used knowing I was
paying very little because It was in
need of an engine but being a mechanic
of Volvo's I saw potential in the car
and now I have ONE of the coolest
looking wagons that I have seen being
so old. Took it to a Volvo show and
took BEST in show took it to the
dragstrip and it got noticed when it
ran the 1/4 in 15.5 @ 89 mph not bad
for a grocery getter. Although I do
not feel the suspension and brakes are
as good as my other Volvo 83 244 T but
overal it is a good car.


Best Features

ITZ A WAGON doesn't get noticed by police when you are slightly speeding.


Worst Features

Suspension and brakes.


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Sorry to see it go
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By EAL
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1991 Volvo 940 Wagon SE Turbo 4dr Wagon


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I bought this car 5.5 years ago - I
have been rear-ended at least 3 times
with NO damage to the car - bumpers
are indestructable. Body is wearing
great. I'm trading up ONLY because it
is rear wheel drive. If I lived in a
sunny clime I'd keep it! It has more
space with the seats down than a Jeep.
All around great car.


Best Features

Sun roof, heated seats, tight turning circle.


Worst Features

cup holders


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