I have noticed that in driving my 240, I run into a lot of people who mention how much they loved the 240 they owned, or how they had heard about how durable a 240 is, or they just call it "the tank." I tell people I drive a 240, and they do nothing but compliment the car. <br>Yet, when I talk to people about Volvos in general, I keep running into people who mention how they do not like their newer Volvo. I have had a man talk to me one nd about the problems hes had with his XC70, two friends of my fiance who own new S40s, one who has already traded her car for another, and the other who is looking to get rid of it for a different car, complain about how complicating and unreliable they are. <br>I was wondering if anyone else has noticed this. Has Volvo gone that far downhill, in that the 240 is legendary, even amongst non-Volvo people, and new Volvos are looked down upon?