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Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2004 08:26:48 GMT
From: "stephen" <stephen_hope.xxnospamworld.com>
Subject: Re: 9-5 v6 TiD engine


"Henrik B." <saabnospamPAM_tdcadsl.dk> wrote in message news:40e87ec4$0$218$edfadb0fnospamd11.news.tele.dk... > > "shope" <stephenx_hopexnospamorld.com> skrev i en meddelelse > news:RDVFc.233$do6.121nospamfe1-win.ntli.net... > > Hi > > > > any opinions (good, bad or otherwise) on the 3 ltr diesel turbo for the > 9-5? > > > > i have the chance to get a 1 year old ex demonstrator for a good price, so > i > > am interested in experience from others. > > > > this will be a work car, with 25 to 30,000 miles /yr > > > > FWIW it seemed a very smooth, high torque, quiet diesel on an hours test > > drive. > > Here in Denmark, the press has said the diesel to be a bit noise, compare to > other cars in it's class. But allround the engine (from Isuzu) is quite > durable and stable. thanks for the reply i tried a 2.2 diesel as well (which is an Isuzu or similar sounding name) - that was much more noisy than the 3.0 diesel. The 2.2 is being phased out - i was told it doesnt meet the latest standard for diesels in Europe, so they cant sell it after the end of 2004 in a new car. > > Cheers! -- Regards Stephen Hope - return address needs fewer xxs

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