by Smiling123 on Jan 1, 2004 Vehicle: 1997 Volvo V90
We bought this wagon over three years
ago with about 40k miles. We now have
about 77k miles and have had almost no
trouble. The wagon is extremely
comfortable on long trips (family of
four). We can store more in the cargo
space than most SUV's. It has better
handling and turning radius than my
Camry. We plan on driving it for
several more years.
Very problematic car since new. Many,
many problems with brakes, suspension,
interior parts, and air conditioning. I
also had a 97 S90, and it suffered from
all of the same maladies, and the same
problems are well documented across
multiple forums on the net. Repairs are
outrageously expensive, and rarely can a
failing component be replaced, generally
the whole system needs to be replaced.
Caveat emptor to anyone who cares to try
one of these!
We own a 1988 740 GLE wagon that has close to 175000 miles on it. It's running fine, but we're looking to get a used (probably off-lease) wagon with more power (and an automatic transmission, as it's ...
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