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      12-14-2012, 04:58 PM   #45
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I have had my 320i for a few days now. After having both a E46 and E91 diesel, I am really pleased with the 320i. The acceleration on low RPMs is very good, more than enough torque for me. Haven't tried the car on high RPMs yet, since I have to break in the car first.
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      12-14-2012, 06:05 PM   #46
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-320i is about 1 second faster at overtaking when using kickdown from 80-120 km/h
-320d accelerates faster in high gears due to higher torque
That reflects exactly the different characteristics between a 20d & a 20i. The 20i is faster using kickdown cos the petrol engine has wider power band & stronger top end. On the other hand if u drive a manual & don't like to change down for overtaking, the 20d will be faster cos it has higher peak torque, providing u've not let the revs drop too low.
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      12-14-2012, 06:08 PM   #47
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I guess we say the same
Apart from the fact that the 20d cannot compare with the 28i. Having said that, if u look at the retail prices in Germany the difference between 20i, 20d & 28i is 2000 Euros each.
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