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VOLVO 245 Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 1
First production year: 1975
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel
Body style: Wagon (station wagon, estate, combi, touring)

1975 - 1990

Volvo introduced the 200 series in 1974 as a sedan with two or four doors, and the station wagon followed in 1975. The Swedish carmaker had a different way of naming its cars. For the 245, for instance, the 2 was for the series, the 4 was for the number of cylinders, and the 5 was for the doors numbers. Thus, the 245 meant in Volvo language that it was a station wagon with a four-pot unit und...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  VOLVO 245 2.0L 4MT (97 HP)

  VOLVO 245 2.1L 4MT (107 HP)

  VOLVO 245 2.1L 5MT (123 HP)

  VOLVO 245 2.1L Turbo 5MT (155 HP)

  VOLVO 245 2.3L 4AT (131 HP)

  VOLVO 245 2.3L 5MT (112 HP)

  VOLVO 245 2.3L 5MT (131 HP)

diesel engines:

  VOLVO 245 2.4L D 5MT (82 HP)