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Nissan Qashqai - Is the 1.5 diesel better than the 1.6?

Is the Nissan Qashqai 1.6 diesel engine better than the 1.5 diesel engine and does it have DPF problems?

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Significantly better because it was an all new manifold in head Renault design that was state of the art 6 years ago. The 1.5dCi dated back 20 years or more. Mercedes Benz uses the Renault 1.6 dCi in its C200CDI, but the old Renault 1.5 dCi in its base model A Class diesels.
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