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Old 06-18-2013, 08:30 PM
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Diesel is usually the cheaper option with Mercedes. But hey when 70% of your build is Diesel globally except the US, that is easy to do. That and the $15,000 premium on the vehicle to start with on the same platform (ML350)
Yeah, once you're at $50K for the ML350 you might as well spend the extra $1500 for the diesel. Why wouldn't you?
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Old 06-18-2013, 09:00 PM
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Yeah, once you're at $50K for the ML350 you might as well spend the extra $1500 for the diesel. Why wouldn't you?
Has ya sure, but lets be fair, It is $1500 more than the V6 but you can't get into the V8 without another $7000.00
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Old 06-18-2013, 09:51 PM
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Has ya sure, but lets be fair, It is $1500 more than the V6 but you can't get into the V8 without another $7000.00
As extravagant as I can be, I could never justify a V8 for any of my cars. Hell, my daily driver averages 15mpg with a six. I don't think I will ever go below that.
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Old 06-19-2013, 10:14 AM
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As extravagant as I can be, I could never justify a V8 for any of my cars. Hell, my daily driver averages 15mpg with a six. I don't think I will ever go below that.
Same.

I briefly looked at a V8 Jeep and Durango... then saw the MPGs.

I have WAAAAY better things then to spend my money on then gasoline.
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Old 06-19-2013, 10:20 AM
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Same.

I briefly looked at a V8 Jeep and Durango... then saw the MPGs.

I have WAAAAY better things then to spend my money on then gasoline.
Hey guys read my signature. I want a Diesel. Just saying the Merc 8 was expensive not that I have brain damage and want one.... wait I do have some brain damage.... uh still don't want one
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Re: 2014 diesel production

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Same.

I briefly looked at a V8 Jeep and Durango... then saw the MPGs.

I have WAAAAY better things then to spend my money on then gasoline.
Me too...at best it gets 22 MPG (avg)

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Re: 2014 diesel production

Been considering checking out the 2014 Acura MDX as I tire of the diesel wait. Not exactly the same class vehicle I know but it does get 27mpg highway with a gas engine. Here is the kicker - they were set to arrive in early to mid July and now they'll be arriving early (sometime this week). Will let people know what I think if you're interested.
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Been considering checking out the 2014 Acura MDX as I tire of the diesel wait. Not exactly the same class vehicle I know but it does get 27mpg highway with a gas engine. Here is the kicker - they were set to arrive in early to mid July and now they'll be arriving early (sometime this week). Will let people know what I think if you're interested.
You live in Lincoln right? Hey I got tired of waiting about 60 days ago and im picking up my new hemi tomorrow Do the same and lets trade them in together a year or so from now if the CRD turns out to be really that good

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I hope you mean all "good" things come to those who wait. I don't want to be waiting for a piece of crap.
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