Diesel CLK

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by tanuie, Apr 24, 2014.

  1. tanuie

    tanuie Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Oct 1, 2012
    Ely Cambridge
    C Class 350 Sports Edition Coupe W203
    I am considering buying a CLK and wondered what to look out for if I choose to go the diesel route, i.e. pros and cons.

    I have been driving for 40 years and the only diesels I have driven is lorries and vans and was not over impressed, although I do realise that things have moved on since.

    So the question is what is good about driving a diesel and what difference will I notice in the drive, i.e. power, acceleration etc.

    I know the mpg will be better, but other than that I do not know.

    Many thanks
  2. Dieselman

    Dieselman Banned

    Jul 13, 2003
    Peugeot 403 Convertible
    If it is a four or five cylinder car, it will be a bit noisy, if a six cylinder it will be pretty refined.
    Diesels major on torque, so expect quick acceleration.
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  3. Seanposs

    Seanposs Active Member

    Jan 19, 2014
    Ford focus estate turbo diesel 51 plate
    Hi diesel man what would you say is best engine oil for 06 c class 320 CDI 89 k miles. ? I've always used castrol magnatech 5w30 fully synthetic on my ford focus estate tddi it's got 167 k on clock I bought it with 73 k on clock. Always sounds great 2 days later after done oil change on focus.
    I can get genuine mercedes 5 Ltr low ash fully synthetic engine oil for £21.00 with delivery

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