If anything, in back-countries, it would be easier due to tractors, etc. Just make sure to fill up with D2 and not the dyed diesel
Originally Posted by solstice
I'll definitely take the oil burner for a spin back to back with the V6 before deciding. Just to be clear are you saying that you think the diesels awd is superior in adverse conditions ( snow, mud, steep terrain etc. ) due to the manual diff. center lock and that the other models are superior only in dry performance driving? This could tip the scale to the diesel even with a more unknown reliability record and the slight risk of not finding a diesel pump in the WA back-countries.
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