Originally Posted by Chivvalry
Ah but do the comparison with the v8...
I am afraid things do not look much better even with the hemi vs diesel comparison. Using a 30 mpg (diesel) it takes 3.5
years; using 34 mpg hwy (diesel) it takes ~3
years, and that is assuming 7500 miles highway, 5000 miles city driving every year.
The start-up difference of 2000 dollars and the diesel fuel markup do not help the calculations.