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    Hi, was thinking of getting another Signum. It must be auto and I'm trying to weigh up the costs. Is it worth going for the 1.9 diessel or is the 2.2 petrol the best bet.

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    Diesel all the way! especially if it will have high miles, petrol = oil guzzler

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    Yeah diesel anytime, power and economy.

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    depends on how many miles you do in a journey, more = diesel less = petrol, really anything less than 10k/py you better off with a petrol

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    I'm going from my 2.2 to the cdti and I only do short trips, its just more fun to drive to be fair... If initial cost difference isn't an issue get the CDTI.

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    Get a Petrol and get it LPG'd 69p per litre !

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    Also with the 2.2 your going to have issues with the new bio additive in petrol as it destroys the seals in the injector rail im sure theres a post about it somewhere.

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    My next car will be a 1.4 diesel or 1.2 petrol fuel is fast becoming a joke

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    Quote Originally Posted by Craig1985 View Post
    My next car will be a 1.4 diesel or 1.2 petrol fuel is fast becoming a joke
    Seriously, look at LPG mate

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