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Old 03-25-2008, 04:18 PM   #1
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BMW Vs Prius

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They compare a 520d to a Prius, in similar conditions and surprisingly the BMW wins! Yes thats a big bmw vs the prius.
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Old 03-25-2008, 05:13 PM   #2
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haha nice.

i wouldnt mind a 2.0litre 3 or 5 series. Seems like thats were we are headed anyways.

My neighbor has a prius, hes always bragging about his great gas mileage. I should show him this.
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Old 03-25-2008, 05:28 PM   #3
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Yup, hybrids are very over rated. Battery pack needs to replaced about every 3 years.
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Old 03-25-2008, 06:09 PM   #4
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Yup, hybrids are very over rated. Battery pack needs to replaced about every 3 years.
from what i have read, toyota has worked that out and raised it to 15 years.


still a waste of money IMO.
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Old 03-25-2008, 06:16 PM   #5
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whats funny is that we are looking for a Diesel golf to commute with.

Hard to find one though..to many crazy hippi liberal Californians..they want em all.
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Old 03-25-2008, 08:00 PM   #6
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whats funny is that we are looking for a Diesel golf to commute with.

Hard to find one though..to many crazy hippi liberal Californians..they want em all.

damn those crazy hippi liberal Californians! and honestly, i dont understand why people dont pick up on diesel more. i mean seriously... the gov is making cars get better MPG, and companies are sticking with gas cars. they make the engines smaller and less powerfull. where if they would pick up on diesel engines, we could have better MPG, longer lasting cars, and MORE FREAKIN POWER!
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damn those crazy hippi liberal Californians! and honestly, i dont understand why people dont pick up on diesel more. i mean seriously... the gov is making cars get better MPG, and companies are sticking with gas cars. they make the engines smaller and less powerfull. where if they would pick up on diesel engines, we could have better MPG, longer lasting cars, and MORE FREAKIN POWER!
The main reason is that diesels are still kinda high emissions.
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Old 03-25-2008, 08:37 PM   #8
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The main reason is that diesels are still kinda high emissions.
yes, but gas engines are too. but diesels get more MPG, so wouldnt that still make it better?
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Old 03-25-2008, 09:17 PM   #9
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It's the type of emissions. Diesels put out a lot of NO gas. Some builders are trying an ammonia NO gas trap cleaner thing. Seems like a lot of trouble to me.
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Old 03-25-2008, 10:38 PM   #10
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actually witeshark, one of the main reasons is because gas stations arent as readily available for diesel as they are for gasoline, thats one of the reasons i would probably not consider one
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Old 03-25-2008, 11:39 PM   #11
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actually witeshark, one of the main reasons is because gas stations arent as readily available for diesel as they are for gasoline, thats one of the reasons i would probably not consider one
True, but one of the main reasons for that is the emissions issue. If you see what I mean.
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Old 03-26-2008, 04:05 AM   #12
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Diesel ftw... we got an XC90 D5 and the boost is awesome
although I think the petrol engines sound a lot better...
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Whatever it is guys i go with the only BMW s they are amazing and i am a BMW lover so i cannot compare anything with this one the big mans car huge i go crazy with it .
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It is an interesting comparison. The BMW is designed to go very quick. The Prius doesn't go that fast. The latest BMW Car has the Efficient Dynamics philosophy to its natural conclusion. Run them both around the city for a day or two and it would be a different result.
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Concept cars are not put into production directly since they are frequently designed to boast what a car manufacturer can do.Certain 2 facts on this page are unequivocally the best we have all had.BMW good one as compare with other.I agreed what's said above.
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