Lacking points for style, the 1989 Volvo 240DL is one of the last of the heavy steel models.
It feels like you could go through a brick wall with it; it rarely needs servicing. In the over two years I've head it, the only thing it needed besides oil changes were brake pads and tires. I bought it as a 2nd car for $1500, and as much as I've love to upgrade to a better model of car, I don't have the heart to part with such a dependable workhorse.
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