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Can anyone explain why the diesels are so much heavier than the gasoline versions, eg. 320 CDI: 1905 kg (4199 lbs.) & 320 1770kg. (3902 lbs.) <br>
That's 135 kg. or 297 lbs. more.<br>
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Is all this extra weight due to the diesel engine? If that were true then it would mean that, provided the rest of the car is identical to gasoline versions, the diesel engine should be a hefty 135 kg. heavier; I don't think that's the case, right? Emission standards?<br>
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Diesels motors are just heavier, they are built

to withstand the stresses of being a high compression diesel motor. Very heavy duty construction.
 
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