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Mmm.....I've got to be honest,I wouldn't personally buy a Lag 2 diesel with those sort of miles on it or be looking at an early one either.They are troublesome,and I think you may be asking for trouble if you do go for one.

Your V6 is the pick of the bunch with a well proven engine,the dCi in the early Lag's is still 'work in progress' and has been known to suffer from quite a few expensive faults.The 6 speed PK6 gearboxes are a little fragile as well.

If you want a diesel for around 4k,then I would seriosuly think about buying something else.You might get a newer and better spec'd Lag 2 for the money,but they are cheap for a reason.

This is obviously only my opinion and others will probably disagree,but I get to see all makes and models of car as part of my job,so that at least means I have a balance opinion.

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