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1979 Volvo 240 (P242,P244) 2.4 Diesel (82 Hp)

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Key specs

Volvo 240 Sedan 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993

What is the body type?Sedan, 4+1 Seats
What is the fuel economy?7.5 l/100 km
31.36 US mpg
37.66 UK mpg
How much power?82 hp, 140 Nm
103.26 lb.-ft.
What is the engine size?2.4 l
2382 cm3
145.36 cu. in.
How many cylinders?6
What is the drivetrain?Rear wheel drive
The ICE drives the rear wheels of the vehicle
What is the curb weigh?1830 kg
4034.46 lbs.
What is the gross weigh?2380 kg
5247 lbs.
How much trunk (boot) space?580 l
20.48 cu. ft.
How many gears?3
What type is the gearbox?automatic transmission

Volvo 240 (P242,P244) 2.4 Diesel (82 Hp) 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 Specs

General information
BrandVolvo
Model 240
Generation 240 (P242,P244)
Modification (Engine) 2.4 Diesel (82 Hp)
Start of production 1979 year
End of production 1993 year
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body type Sedan
Seats 4+1
Performance specs
Fuel consumption (economy) - urban 10 l/100 km 23.52 US mpg
28.25 UK mpg
Fuel consumption (economy) - extra urban 6 l/100 km 39.2 US mpg
47.08 UK mpg
Fuel consumption (economy) - combined 7.5 l/100 km 31.36 US mpg
37.66 UK mpg
Fuel Type Diesel
Weight-to-power ratio 22.3 kg/hp
Engine specs
Power 82 hp
Power per litre 34.4 hp/l
Torque 140 Nm 103.26 lb.-ft.
Model Engine D24
Engine displacement 2382 cm3 145.36 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 6
Cylinder Bore 76.5 mm 3.01 in.
Piston Stroke 86.4 mm 3.4 in.
Compression ratio 23.5
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Fuel System Diesel - Standard diesel injection (SDI)
Valvetrain dohc
Space, Volume and weights
Kerb Weight 1830 kg 4034.46 lbs.
Max. weight 2380 kg 5247 lbs.
Max load 550 kg 1212.54 lbs.
Trunk (boot) space - minimum 580 l 20.48 cu. ft.
Dimensions
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) 10.1 m 33.14 ft.
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture The ICE drives the rear wheels of the vehicle
Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (automatic transmission) 3
Front suspension McPherson
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear brakesDisc
Steering type Steering rack
Power steering Hydraulic Steering
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