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RealRides of WNY - Volvo 240

One thing I remember about listening to Car Talk on NPR, was that just about any time a caller would ask for a car recommendation for a son or daughter heading off to college, how often the answer would be something similar to this Volvo 240. We saw this one last year in North Buffalo, a pretty base 240 four-door sedan from the late 1980s-early 1990s. The 240 was offered for model years 1986-93; i

RealRides of WNY - 1990 Volvo 240 DL

Whenever Click and Clack, NPR’s Tappet Brothers, are asked to recommend a vehicle for a listener’s college-bound offspring, they often have one of these at the top of their list. The 1990 Volvo 240 DL not only has a reputation for reliability, but it’s often cited as one of the safest cars of its era — an era which yes, was 26 years ago, but… modern-day electronic ga