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Is it a good idea to have a Volvo 960 converted to run on LPG?

Would you advise having a Volvo 960 converted to run on LPG?

Asked on 18 April 2017 by james murray

Answered by Keith Moody
It depends on how many miles you plan to do in the car. LPG conversions cost about £1200 for a four-cylinder petrol engine (but can rise to £2000+). If you're doing 10,000 miles a year, you'll save roughly £600. So you'll need to clock up at least 20,000 miles in the car before you break even on a £1200 conversion. You also won't get the price of the conversion back if you sell the car. You'll also lose a bit of boot space - although that's not too much of a problem with this model as the boot is huge.
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