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    Full Member Leemarksmith's Avatar
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    Default Still No vectra :-(

    Not been on the site for a while... was due to get either a 1.8 or 2.2 sri last year, but with a new baby priorities changed...

    Well anyway, seems we have enough to finally trade in her peice of crap mondeo but...

    She wants to stay away from the petrol sri's for tax and running purposes, so it looks like it'll be the CDTI sri. how do these compare to the petrol, never owned a vauxhall deisel. are they noisy etc?

    Which would you go for... cheers, lee

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    A bit noiser, not a lot though, probably pulls better mid range, slight turbo lag on the off, 50% fuel saving, SRi can be bought very cheap right now.

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    Nice one... will prob give in then and get the diesel.

    They seem to be a grand more to buy but do plan to run it into the ground so should be savings all round.

    Cheers

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    get the diesel m8, i would go for a 120ps 8v version like mine as there bullet proof, the 150ps can be very troublesome if your buying an older one

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    Thanks for the advice, any other other things to look out for...

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