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 Post subject: TX4 2009 OR VITO 2012
PostPosted: Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:32 am 
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What is the average mpg on both a 2009 TX4 bronze and 2012 Vito 113 Taxi both auto?

Which will be better in reliability and running costs?

I've heard customers prefer the tx4 more and more likely to flag it down opposed to a Vito taxi?

Which is more comfortable to drive in both local and long journeys?

I have heard a lot of Hackney drivers who drive the Lti always complain in having faults always breaking down and mostly in the garage?

I am going to drive both myself to make my decision but i want opinions from drivers who will of have done many miles in them then i will before buying one.

I am hoping to buy a plated Hackney in Milton Keynes and these 2 are the ones that are for sale, Vito is a little more expensive but if its more reliable and cheaper to run i wouldn't mind paying the very little extra?

Thank you in advance
Please as much information as possible.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:22 am 
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What is the average mpg on both a 2009 TX4 bronze and 2012 Vito 113 Taxi both auto?

Say 33mpg for the TX4, not convinced about that.

https://car-emissions.com/cars/model/Lt ... -+TX4/2009

Says 36.5mpg for the Vito, more inclined to believe that.

https://car-emissions.com/cars/model/Me ... +Year+2011

Running costs could depend on the mileage, but both will cost you if they keep breaking down.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:35 am 
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What is the average mpg on both a 2009 TX4 bronze and 2012 Vito 113 Taxi both auto?

Say 33mpg for the TX4, not convinced about that.

https://car-emissions.com/cars/model/Lt ... -+TX4/2009

Says 36.5mpg for the Vito, more inclined to believe that.

https://car-emissions.com/cars/model/Me ... +Year+2011

Running costs could depend on the mileage, but both will cost you if they keep breaking down.



My vito (a few years ago now) was a front wheel drive one and it cost me a fortune in repairs although I did do 400000 on one gearbox with fuel consumption nearer 30mpg but when I switched to a VW boy did I regret it. If this is a Euro 6 it probably is nearer 36 BUT beware the engine life euro 6 engines may need changing every 125000 miles they are not as robust as older lumps

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