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Re: 1.5 dci or 1.9 dci engine which is best

The 1.5 Dci engines are prone to sticking piston rings.

Personally I would opt for the 1.9 Dci purely on the grounds that it won't be working as hard as the smaller engine even if the horsepower is similar.

The road tax on the smaller engine is likely to be less but in the overall cost of running a car it isn't the most expensive aspect of the cost of motoring. The car will depreciate more each year.
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