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      02-03-2013, 07:29 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by Id View Post
I am racking up 40,000kms a year, mainly between Newcastle and Sydney on the F3 freeway. Or is the 8 speed good enough too not worry about getting the manual?
With 7 & 8 being overdrive gears, you should have no trouble at all getting some AMAZING fuel economy figures from the diesel. Go for it. The 8 speed is superb, but try it for yourself.

You are in a tall gear for a long time anyway, the 8 speed would be perfect for you.
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