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Re: should i buy a grand espace 3.0 dci help ??

Unless a 3.0 dCi is very cheap, I'd probably go for a four-cylinder diesel. So good and powerful have 2.0 litre diesels been for some time now that larger six-cylinder ones seems hardly worth the trouble and expense for the marginal extra performance you get.
I remember this being a consideration back in 1970's New Zealand, where the 318 V8-powered Chrysler Valiant (230 bhp) was practically ignored in favour of the cheaper 265 Hemi 6-cylinder variant (205 bhp). I think the 3.0 dCi (180 bhp) is as pointless vis-a-vis the 2.2 (140 bhp) as the 318 was all that time ago.
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