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Old 11-07-2013, 07:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Skippy View Post
According to the BMW website, they recommend premium.
Even with premium gasoline, the difference in cost per mile between the 320i and 328d is negligible. Certainly it doesn't justify the huge cost of the diesel engine. I wish MB had the balls to sell a 4cyl gasoline engined E class in the US so we could have a fair comparison. Unfortunately the cost of emissions control has priced diesel engines in the US into a tiny nitch market. Hybrid systems keep getting cheaper while diesels keep getting more expensive.
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