Should you consider buying a 5 Cylinder car, gas or diesel-powered?

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Asked by Aug 21, 2015 at 12:26 PM about the 2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

They're much less common than Fours and Sixes.   VW Passat has a 2.5 Five and so does
Volvo.    Does it make sense to get a diesel?

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OK, thanks. Do you think they the Five cylinders produces more low end torque than a comparable Four with the same engine displacement?

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No. Same piston, shorter stroke on the I5 make them both 2.5L shorter stroke= less low end torque. Check this out, click for animation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torque

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