When we compare the Volvo 240's and the Volvo 740's specifications and ratings, the Volvo 240 has the advantage in the area of fuel efficiency. The Volvo 240 and Volvo 740 have the same base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Volvo 240's and the Volvo 740's specifications and ratings, the Volvo 240 is a better car than the Volvo 740.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the Volvo 240 and the Volvo 740 makes 114 horsepower. The 240 is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, while the 740 is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon. Both have a highway range of 390 miles. Both models use gasoline.