WHICH IS BEST? Xantia HDi V's XM 2.5 diesel.

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WHICH IS BEST? Xantia HDi V's XM 2.5 diesel.

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Has anybody got any opinions on the above question? Which is the best in every day use, and what are the strengths and weaknesses of each model?

I have a Xantia Hdi 110 and a 2.5 XM, but I can't really afford to keep both on the road at the same time. I have never driven an XM (my one is a project, but should be MOT'd in the near future) However I have done quite a few miles in my Xantia and absolutely love it, comfortable, frugal and reliable, everything I could want in a car! I have always had an XM shaped itch though... Should I just stick with the Xant, or take the plunge?
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Post by addo »

Searching "XM 2.5 clutch replacement" will help make your mind up.
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Re: WHICH IS BEST? Xantia HDi V's XM 2.5 diesel.

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MOT the XM. Use it for a month, sell it. That'll satisfy the itch.

Take heed of Addo's advice..
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Re: WHICH IS BEST? Xantia HDi V's XM 2.5 diesel.

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Hdi xantia ALLL DAY LONG!!! Can easilly be tuned to give more bhp then the xm.. is much simpler.. more compact.. easyer to swap a starter... easyer to do a clutch.. cheaper radiator and only one of them .. a true 50mpg all day long.. clutch change IN the engine bay ... need i go on?
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Re: WHICH IS BEST? Xantia HDi V's XM 2.5 diesel.

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Damn, I was hoping you'd say the XM was nicer!

I'm very impressed with the Xantia though. One of motorings best kept secrets....

OK, what about this then, XM/Xantia/C5.....Which one is the bestest?
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Re: WHICH IS BEST? Xantia HDi V's XM 2.5 diesel.

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XM best...

So work that out.... HDi best engine after the 2.1 12v engine, then XM best of the three cars...