Volvo 940 1990 Sedan

This generation of Volvo 940 has been produced from September, 1990 to October, 1996. We can provide information about 16 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with classical rear wheel drive.

This Volvo is available with six petrol engines with displacement from 2.0 to 2.3 litres and power of from 112 to 165 horsepower un three diesel engines with displacement 2.4 litres and power of from 82 to 122 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (9 versions), as well as automatic (7 versions) gearbox.

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Volvo 940 1990 sedan average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 9.4 to 10.3 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 7.5 to 7.9 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Volvo 940 1990 sedan petrol engine version is Volvo 940 2.0i, consuming 9.4 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Volvo 940 1990 sedan diesel - Volvo 940 Diesel for 100 kilometers consumes 7.5 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Volvo 940 real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 7 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +7% for petrol engines and +6% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Volvo 940 modification.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 9 seconds has Volvo 940 Turbo version, conversely the tardiest one is Volvo 940 Diesel reaching this speed only in 16.5 seconds. The maximum top speed is 210 km/h for the 2.3 petrol 4-cylinder 165 hp version (Volvo 940 Turbo).

Lenght of Volvo 940 is 487 cm, it is large car. For comparison - Volvo 940 is about 5 cm longer than Ford Scorpio sedan, but 16 cm shorter than BMW 7 series. Volvo 940 gross weight is from 1820 to 1945 kg (depending on modification), which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class.

This Volvo is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1700 €. According to user reviews, average Volvo 940 repair costs are 190 € per year. Users calculated Volvo 940 1990 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2200 € cost per year and 0.22 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 62%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 24% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Volvo 940 for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Volvo 940 prices and costs.

In user reviews Volvo 940 received average grade 8.9 (from 10), which is good rating, on average cars of this age are rated only 7.6. All authors of reviews would recommend Volvo 940 to the friend.

Volvo 940 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Volvo 940 1990 2.0i Sep 1990 — Jul 1994

Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.0 Petrol 112 HP 9.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo 940 1992 2.0i Turbo Oct 1992 — Sep 1993 2.0 Petrol 155 HP 9.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo 940 1994 2.3i 116 Hp Jul 1994 — Jan 1995

Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.3 Petrol 116 HP 9.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo 940 1994 2.3i 116 Hp Automatic Jul 1994 — Jan 1995 2.3 Petrol 116 HP 9.8 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo 940 1990 2.3i 131 Hp Sep 1990 — Jul 1994

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

2.3 Petrol 131 HP 10.2 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo 940 1990 2.3i 131 Hp Automatic Sep 1990 — Jul 1994 2.3 Petrol 131 HP 10.2 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo 940 1995 2.3i Turbo Automatic Jan 1995 — Oct 1996 2.3 Petrol 135 HP 10.3 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo 940 1990 2.3 16V Sep 1990 — Oct 1992 2.3 Petrol 155 HP 10.1 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo 940 1990 2.3 16V Automatic Sep 1990 — Oct 1992 2.3 Petrol 155 HP - Automatic (4)
Volvo 940 1990 2.3 Turbo Sep 1990 — Oct 1992

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 9 seconds

2.3 Petrol 165 HP 9.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo 940 1990 2.3 Turbo Automatic Sep 1990 — Oct 1992

Most powerfull petrol version (165 HP)

2.3 Petrol 165 HP - Automatic (4)
Volvo 940 1992 2.4 Diesel Jan 1992 — Oct 1992

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.4 Diesel 82 HP 7.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo 940 1990 2.4 Turbo Diesel Sep 1990 — Sep 1991 2.4 Diesel 109 HP 7.6 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo 940 1990 2.4 Turbo Diesel Automatic Sep 1990 — Sep 1991 2.4 Diesel 109 HP - Automatic (4)
Volvo 940 1990 2.4 Turbo Diesel I.c. Sep 1990 — Jun 1996

Most powerfull diesel version (122 HP)
Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

2.4 Diesel 122 HP 7.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo 940 1990 2.4 Turbo Diesel I.c. Automatic Sep 1990 — Jun 1996

Most powerfull diesel version (122 HP)

2.4 Diesel 122 HP 7.8 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo 940 service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Volvo 940 prices

Volvo 940 1990 - 1996 sedan price in Latvia is from 800 € to 3000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Volvo 940 price is below average - Volvo 940 is approximately for 23 percents cheaper then average sedans of this age (compare sedans 1990 - 1996 prices). Despite of relatively low price Volvo 940 quality is above average (see below), so this Volvo can be a good buy.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Volvo 940 1996 price 1000 € 1800 € 3000 €
Volvo 940 1995 price 1400 € 1700 € 2200 €
Volvo 940 1993 price 1200 € 1900 € 3000 €
Volvo 940 1992 price 800 € 1600 € 2500 €
Volvo 940 1991 price 800 € 1700 € 2900 €
Volvo 940 1990 price 1700 € 1700 € 1800 €

Volvo 940 total costs of ownership

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Volvo 940 reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Volvo 940 reliability is good. In the roadworthiness tests in 2006 defects were detected in an average of only 19.6 percent of Volvo 940 of this generation (on average 13 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 26%.

Volvo 940 reliability and quality

Volvo 940 1990 sedan features (options)

Percentage of Volvo 940 with corresponding feature (option)

Heated seats
61%
Metallic paint
51%
Sunroof
43%
Leather upholstery
37%
Conditioning
32%
Climate control
17%

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Volvo 940 reviews

Total 8 Volvo 940 owner reviews

Volvo 940 1995 Estate car/wagon Diesel 2.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 20 years) Owned for:64`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 9.0 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 560 € (~ 280 € per year)
Total car rating:
9
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   male, age 35
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