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Re: 16V Clio for first car - 1.2 or 1.4?
A diesel will always be around 20-30% better on fuel, however, your driving style needs to adapt to using a higher gear than you would in a petrol. (otherwise they just seem gutless).
Pitfalls are more frequent
changes to avoid damaging the
, but they can also be remapped much easier, and will tend to be worth more when it's time to sell it on.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
Currently in VelSatisfied's garage:
2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater