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Nearly About to Buy a V40

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Old Jan 6th, 2021, 21:54   #21
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But it seems the more I read, the more I should stick with petrol. What's the T2 engine like?
Personally I find the T2 is fine for everyday driving. The T3 is more powerful so probably best to try both if you can and compare them. Not had any issues so far with my T2 in nearly five years and 54K miles. My car averages 40mpg and on a longer cross country run I can get nearer to 50mpg.
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The T2 is a small turbo petrol. As such it has low down torque similar to a diesel. As I said earlier it really only suffers in mid speed acceleration.

For everyday driving it is plenty, smooth, quiet and whilst no good for 'race you off the traffic lights' style of driving it is nippy enough. My wife can get out from busy junctions easily.

If you like a more progressive style then the T3 would probably suit you better.
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