Re: 240 with 185,000 miles - concern?
Thanks for your thoughts.
My offer was accepted and I'm getting the car (92 wagon) for a
reasonable price. I brought it into a Volvo mechanic who has given it
a clean bill of health. Compression on the engine was very good, no
mechanical issues to speak of except a sticking handbrake which will be
Looking forward to Volvo ownership!
James Sweet wrote:
> <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > Made an offer on an early 90s 240 with around 185,000 miles. Single
> > owner, well maintained, good records, runs well. Should I be
> > concerned? If I can get another 75-100k miles out of it I'd be really
> > happy. Thanks.
> It's impossible to say from the mileage, 240's are well known for going 300K
> or more, but that's certainly not to say nothing will ever go wrong. I
> regularly work on a few ranging from 120K to 270K and generally the lower
> mileage one has more issues, probably wasn't as well maintained.