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BJK1903

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I'm thinking to sell my Prius and start using my bmw 320d gran turismo

Do you think it will be accepted in uber x platform
 

BJK1903

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I want to drive a car I enjoy

I hate the Prius

I pay 40-60£extra on fuel and drive the car I fell comfortable with
 

UberAudi

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All new 2012> facelift models are very good on fuel economy and much more engaging to drive compared to its rivals Merc and Audi
 

D1991

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a bmw will never be better than a mercedes never forgett that and when u do open this website search for this thread and read it again what planet are u on mate.
 

UberAudi

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I am talking from my own experience.used to own a 2010 c220 se merc.i am not a fast driver yet i was only averaging 40-45mpg combined.whereas the new 320d which i hired for a week was averaging 50-55 mpg combined.
 

UberAudi

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2013 reg new shape ones.Not sure of the new Mercs though.Maybe they made some improvements economy wise!
 

D1991

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couldnt agree more the ceo of toyota said we knew it would be a great hit it was designed for the taxi market some of these guys are buying brand new priuses will see if i can find articel
 

UberLuxbod

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There are still ex Lewis Day Prius being used for work in London and the oldest will be around 06/07, can't be exact as they put LDT plates on everything.

They also used loads of the retired Prius on their patient take home contract at Homerton Hospital for a couple of years after they hit the 3 year mark.

The only other vehicle they did that with was the Rover 75's

A BMW is a nice car to lease, but they are not as reliable as many assume especially when they get leggy.

I had a 116D for a few months but got rid before I went on holiday as the fuel economy was not as good as expected, then the AC packed up. Was a nice car to drive on the open road but fuel economy was a huge disappointment, I was hoping for 60mpg but got nowhere near that.
 

UberLuxbod

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Don't know.

Not wanting to buy a pricey car again, a silly tart drove into the back of the BMW just before we sold it so thinking to go cheap.

Might go Korean, Hyundai or Kia.

Or a cheap Astra or Focus.

Doubt I will be doing PH for much longer, got other things to do which pay better with less overheads.

And I have never wanted to be a company face like many high earning drivers are.
 

D1991

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thing is with lux there will always be demand lux passengers do not strike me as taking the tube but exec and x will suffer , have u had a look at clk 270 diesel avantgarde 3000-4000£
 
I'm thinking to sell my Prius and start using my bmw 320d gran turismo

Do you think it will be accepted in uber x platform
One morning when you will start the BMW will hear a noise like you have no exhaust....the chains are gone...it happened to my F12 520d...and to other several Uber drivers...have 3000 saved to fix it...I know where should you go if need it...sorry for the bad news...you can still sell it before
 

D1991

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ive owned bmw 318 is e36
bmw 318 e46
bmw 320d e92 i think its called
i have experience im not talking out of my rear they are good cars for driving personal use its ok for minicab or taxi worst car some days my prius is on for 12 hours 8-9 hours driving minimum 200 miles a day on friday sat and most sundays
the build qualtiy is better where it matters on the prius longevity.
 
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