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      09-29-2012, 05:12 AM   #48
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Originally Posted by acerboo View Post
these purchase figures arent the same so the depreciation figures dont stack up
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Originally Posted by dakhu1 View Post
Now thats surprising, the diesel maintained 43% of its value whereas the petrol 45% (in your experience)...I thought one of the major advantages with diesel is the fact that they are supposed to hold value better
Thats my point, and why petrol v diesel isn't so clear. The 330d was an ex demo when I bought it, the 335i was almost 3 years old when I bought it. Lower running costs overall with a thirstier better sounding but older car. ( 26 mpg v 36mpg)