2008 XC90 3.2 FWD 99k to sale or not - will it make 200k miles?

Stevebxc90

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For safety reasons I purchased this 2008 XC90 with 80k miles for my
17 your old daughter , now it has 99k and I am wondering whether or not to
Sale or see if it will make it to 200k miles and at what expense. Anyone with 2008 3.2 FWD
Please respond with your mileage and what was repairs were needed. Thanks, former 122s owner
That had 400,00 on it and a 1993 240 with 150k when I sold them
 

cooltouch

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Well, I don't have a 2008, but I have a 2007 with the 3.2L and FWD. It currently has about 132k on the odo. We bought this car a few months ago, replacing a V90 with over 220k on its odo. My experiences with Volvos (we've owned six now) is they're easily good for 200k. Our V90 was still a very tight, responsive car at 200k. The only reason why we retired it was because I managed to wreck it (ouch!). We've had two 760s that clocked over 220k -- still have one of them, sold the other. Still solid cars at that mileage. You can expect to incur repair issues, some which might be fairly pricey. Like we had the front suspension overhauled on the V90 and, on another occasion, had to replace its transmission, both of which were costly repairs. But the way we've always looked at it is it beats the heck out of a $400+ a month car payment.

Your XC90 with 99k on the odo isn't even broke in yet, is the way I'd look at that car. Drive it, and don't worry about it. My Volvo mechanic, whom I've known and done business with for 20 years, tells me that the 2007 and later XC90s are the most reliable. So that's something, at least.
 
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Well, I don't have a 2008, but I have a 2007 with the 3.2L and FWD. It currently has about 132k on the odo. We bought this car a few months ago, replacing a V90 with over 220k on its odo. My experiences with Volvos (we've owned six now) is they're easily good for 200k. Our V90 was still a very tight, responsive car at 200k. The only reason why we retired it was because I managed to wreck it (ouch!). We've had two 760s that clocked over 220k -- still have one of them, sold the other. Still solid cars at that mileage. You can expect to incur repair issues, some which might be fairly pricey. Like we had the front suspension overhauled on the V90 and, on another occasion, had to replace its transmission, both of which were costly repairs. But the way we've always looked at it is it beats the heck out of a $400+ a month car payment.

Your XC90 with 99k on the odo isn't even broke in yet, is the way I'd look at that car. Drive it, and don't worry about it. My Volvo mechanic, whom I've known and done business with for 20 years, tells me that the 2007 and later XC90s are the most reliable. So that's something, at least.
Glad to hear that as I have a 2010 XC90 with 122,8** miles. I hate car notes and I am going to keep it a long time!!!
 
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268,000 miles on a 2005 XC90 2.5. Radio doesn't work, conked out at 250,000. $1200 to fix. Great car, still runs perfectly, have replaced all coils twice, front rotors once. Maintenance has been pretty inexpensive up to this point, so we have more than gotten our value out of it.
 

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My 2006 xc90 v8 has 163,000 on it and I tow a 5,400 lb boat with it and it’s been fine no major repairs. I bought it new.



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Never a guarantee, but theres no real reason why it won't make 200k if its maitained properly and is allowed to warm up before giving it the beans.
 


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