Meticulously Maintained: 1993 Volvo 240 Sedan

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October 11, 2023 Update – The seller elected to try listing his Volvo elsewhere with no buyer found through our website. We thank him for the opportunity to market his car and wish him nothing nut the best.

September 13, 2023 UpdateThe high bid did not meet the seller’s reserve price, so we’ve moved this vehicle to our “Buy Now Make Offer” page.  Click the blue button above or below to navigate to this ride’s bid page, where you can either select the green “Buy Now” button or place a realistic counteroffer in the “Bid” box. is preparing Lot 255, a well-maintained 1993 Volvo 240 Sedan, for the current caretaker of the past 28 years.

Bidding opened Wednesday, August 30, 2023, and closes at 3:30 pm PM EDT on Wednesday, September 13, 2023.

This 1993 Volvo 240 sedan currently resides in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois.

The Deets

Year 1993
Make Volvo
Model 240
Location Chicago, IL
Mileage 180,750
VIN YV1AS8809P1482368
Exterior Color Red
Interior Color Black Cloth
Engine 114 hp 2.3L B23 Inline 4
Transmission 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel Gas

High Bid: $400 (Reserve Not Met)

Swedish automaker Volvo built its iconic and long-lasting 200 series of mid-size cars rear-wheel-drive from 1974 through 1993.  Production of the 240 ended on 14 May 1993, after nearly 20 years.  Originally known for its innovative safety features we now take for granted,  the Volvo 240 earned a reputation for its durability as well.

The 1993 Volvo 240 retained the boxy and angular design that had become a hallmark of the series. The car had a simple yet distinctive appearance, characterized by its straight lines, upright stance, and large windows. The front end featured a horizontally divided grille with the Volvo logo in the center, flanked by square headlights. The rear end had vertically stacked taillights and a relatively flat tailgate.

Inside, the 240 offered a functional and well-thought-out interior. The cabin provides spaciousness, comfortable seats, and a high driving position. The dashboard design was straightforward and ergonomic, featuring large and easy-to-read gauges. The interior materials were of decent quality, emphasizing durability and functionality over luxury.

Volvo has always strongly emphasized safety, and the 1993 Volvo 240 was no exception. The car boasted a robust safety cage construction with reinforced side-impact protection. It was also equipped with a number of safety features for its time, including dual front airbags, three-point seatbelts for all passengers, and anti-lock brakes (ABS) as an optional feature.

By 1993 the Volvo 240 featured the brand’s tried-and-true 114 horsepower, 2.3 Liter B23 inline four-cylinder engine.  While the 240 was not a high-performance vehicle, its engines were known for their reliability and longevity.

Transmissions available for the 240 included both manual and automatic options. The manual transmission was known for its solid feel and smooth shifts. Volvo 240s feature rear-wheel drive.

The Volvo 240 series, including the 1993 model, left a lasting legacy in the automotive world. It became renowned for its durability, earning a reputation for being able to withstand high mileage and harsh conditions. The longevity of these vehicles contributed to their popularity among car enthusiasts, and many Volvo 240s are still on the roads today, decades after their initial production.

In summary, the 1993 Volvo 240 was a quintessential representative of the boxy and reliable Volvo 200 series. It offered a no-nonsense approach to design and engineering, focusing on safety, functionality, and longevity. Its iconic appearance and reputation for durability have made it a beloved classic among automotive enthusiasts and collectors.

The 1993 Volvo 240 Sedan seller confirms he has owned the car since 1995, when he purchased the two-year-old car with just under 22K original miles.  In the nearly twenty-eight years of ownership since, the seller continued to keep his 240 well-maintained while accumulating an average of nine thousand miles annually. The CarFax® of this 1993 Volvo 240 for sale confirms the car has a clean title and has never been in any accidents. To review the CarFax, click on the picture below.  To return to this page, click your browser’s back button:

Red 1993 Volvo 240 Sedan

We will have more details about the specific Volvo 240 sedan for sale in this auction, so please check back very soon!

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If you have any questions about this 1993 Volvo 240 sedan for sale, please leave a comment below or feel free to call Rudy directly at 877-468-6497.  Thank you for looking and happy bidding!


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