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Old 03-10-2015, 10:57 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Draigflag View Post
Thats a big difference. If you got 30 MPG in your gas passat, you'd have to get 45 MPG in the diesel to have the same fuel costs, which I guess is acheivable, but not worth the extra premium to buy initialy.
Resale on diesel VWs here is very high though. It'll take a big chunk out of the initial purchase premium.

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Old 03-11-2015, 05:00 AM   #12
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Resale is a big factor in diesels' ownership costs. Before ULSD, a study showed that a diesel was cheaper than the gas model over 3 or 5 years.

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