quote: yep, which is why my money is probably going to the 2014 mazda 3 hatchback.
quote: I'll buy the bmw z4 35 as my fun far. That or the audi ttrs. Was looking at the newer c7 corvette but the city roads will destroy that car.
quote: The American mindset is hybrid > diesel
quote: Resale value on used diesels is through the roof - 2x or 3x what their gasoline counterparts sell for.
quote: Resale value on hybrids is awful
quote: Don't forget the longevity. 300k miles is "normal" to get out of a diesel car. A hybrid will be in the scrap yard long before 300k miles.
quote: MPG aside the fat torque curve alone makes them worth driving. I have an older Jetta with the 90hp Diesel engine and it still pulls harder with 200k miles on it than my '04 Jeep with a v6. Once you drive a turbo diesel it's hard to drive anything else.
quote: 328d is more fuel efficient than the smaller Volkswagen Jetta TDI