1993 Volvo Sedan


Old 09-29-03, 02:03 PM
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Question 1993 Volvo Sedan

My wife just came home all excited about this car she found for sale. She says it has no rust; has 155k miles on it; has a 2.4lr 5 cyl. engine; and is fully loaded for a very low price. She wants me to go with her tomorrow to look at it and tell her if its worth buying. I can check the blue book to see if the price is right, but I am not familiar w/ Volvo's at all. Most all cars have their weak points. What should I be concerned with when I look this car over for her? Is it good or bad in snow and ice? How safe is it should we (God forbid) get in an accident with it?

I will have our mechanic look it over before we make any deals, but I thought if you folks could give me some advice concerning general info and common problems for this model, it may save us some time.
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Old 09-29-03, 02:07 PM
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Solid car overall. That's the good part.

Expensive to repair, parts cost a mint, not everyone is familiar with them (so service is $$$ as the guys that know them know you have to go to them to get it fixed right), butt ugly, square boxes and slow.

If the former outweighs the latter and it checks out by a mechanic, you have your answer .

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