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Volvo 242

Volvo 242 Price and Specs

The price range for the Volvo 242 varies based on the trim level you choose. Starting at $2,090 and going to $3,300 for the latest year the model was manufactured. The model range is available in the following body types starting from the engine/transmission specs shown below.

Year Body Type Specs Price from Price to
1981 Coupe 2.3L, Leaded, 4 SP & O/D $2,090 $3,300
1980 Coupe 2.3L, Leaded, 4 SP & O/D $2,090 $3,300
1979 Coupe 2.3L, Leaded, 4 SP & O/D $2,090 $3,300
1976 Coupe 2.1L, Leaded, 4 SP MAN $2,420 $3,850
1975 Coupe 2.1L, Leaded, 4 SP MAN $2,420 $3,850
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Volvo 242 Wheel Size

The Volvo 242 has a number of different wheel and tyre options. When it comes to tyres, these range from — for Coupe in 1981 with a wheel size that spans from 14x5.5 inches.

Year Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
1981 Coupe 14x5.5 inches 14x5.5 inches
1980 Coupe 14x5.5 inches 14x5.5 inches
1979 Coupe 14x5.5 inches 14x5.5 inches
1976 Coupe 14x5 inches 14x5 inches
1975 Coupe 14x5 inches 14x5 inches
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Volvo 242 Wheel Sizes

Volvo 242 Dimensions

The dimensions of the Volvo 242 Coupe vary according to year of manufacture and spec level.

Year Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
1981 Coupe 1435x1710x4898 mm 140 mm
1980 Coupe 1435x1710x4898 mm 140 mm
1979 Coupe 1435x1710x4898 mm 140 mm
1976 Coupe 1430x1710x4900 mm 140 mm
1975 Coupe 1430x1710x4900 mm 140 mm
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Volvo 242 Dimensions

Volvo 242 Towing Capacity

The Volvo 242 has maximum towing capacity of 1500kg for the latest model available.

Year Body Type Braked Capacity from Braked Capacity to
1981 Coupe 1500kg 1500kg
1980 Coupe 1500kg 1500kg
1979 Coupe 1500kg 1500kg
1976 Coupe 1200kg 1200kg
1975 Coupe 1200kg 1200kg
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Volvo 242 Fuel Consumption

The Volvo 242 is available in a number of variants and body types that are powered by Leaded fuel type(s). It has an estimated fuel consumption starting from 11.5L/100km for Coupe /Leaded for the latest year the model was manufactured.

Year Body Type Fuel Consumption* Engine Fuel Type Transmission
1981 Coupe 11.5L/100km 2.3L Leaded 4 SP & O/D
1980 Coupe 11.5L/100km 2.3L Leaded 4 SP & O/D
1979 Coupe 11.5L/100km 2.3L Leaded 4 SP & O/D
1976 Coupe 2.1L Leaded 4 SP MAN
1975 Coupe 2.1L Leaded 4 SP MAN
* Combined fuel consumption See All Volvo 242 Pricing and Specs for 1981