Originally Posted by bimmerlex
It's heavier. Plus it has to have urea injected for emission purposes - some extra 5 gals, and the handling is not on par with gasoline version. Torque is incredible, but stock for stock it's still much slower than 335i. I personally prefer gasoline version of 335.
I agree in stock form -- petro wins out. But we are talking a "tuned" diesel powerhouse. Word on the street is the 335d is rock-solid and very tune friendly.