Who said Volvo?
Go retro, my friend. That's why I drive 123 dieserl M/b cars only, except for a 126 which is mechanically akin to the 123.
My last Volvo was a diesel 245 wagon. Only got 220,000 miles on it before it lost compression and went to Volvo heaven. My youngest M/b has 266,000 and is more reliable than any Volvo I have ever owned.
Still, some people swear by them, especially the 240 series. I know of one wagon with 300,000 miles going strong,
Stage Wizards Lighting and sound designer
1981 SD 328,000
1985 300TD, 266,000
1984 300 TD, 267,000