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Old 02-06-2019, 09:40 AM
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Originally Posted by ReducedSpeedAhead View Post
I'm more than ok with diesel... I have a 2013 and 2015 on my radar now... just concerned about reliability near 100k on those. It seems like the better choice.

certainly doesn't have the street cred the 4.8is or the GTS has! LOL
Just your typical diesel motor issues like glow plugs and carbon build up. But if you are out in CA, I doubt you'll have startup issues in cold temps. Build quality wise, I'd say the E70 is very reliable as well. More space, more bells and whistles over the E53. Driving experience isn't as good but to each their own.

4.8iS you'd be filling up twice a week, maybe more...
E70 diesel, you'd fill up maybe twice every 3 weeks.
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