1975 - 1985


When Volvo presented its news for the 1976 model year in August 1975, the program included a new version - the Volvo 265.

For the first time, Volvo was now able to offer a wagon with a 6-cylinder engine. The Volvo 265 was based on the basic design of the 245 but in combination with the comfort of a 6-cylinder engine.

With the Volvo 265, Volvo further consolidated its position as one of the leading wagon-car manufacturers.

Technical Specifications

Model: 265
Produced: 1975 - 1985
Volume: 35,061
Body: 5-door wagon
Engine: V6 OHC, 2,664 cc or 2,849 cc.
Transmission: 4-speed manual, 4-speed manual with electrical overdrive or 3-speed automatic.
Brakes: Hydraulic, disc brakes on all four wheels.
Dimensions: Overall length 490 cm, wheelbase 264 cm.
 European model specs shown.