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trying to decide between petrol and diesel bmw estate i do about 10k miles per year

Trying to decide between a 2010 BMW 318i or a 320d. I do about 10k miles per year. What would you recommend - also do they both have timing belts or chains?

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All BMW engines are chain cam. Both engines had some injector problems. On balance between the two the diesel is probably the better bet.

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