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    ACT vs 2.2 Coupe

    Over the next month or so we will be selling my Mrs corsa to buy a coupe. Question is which engine? We don't know if we want an ACT or a 2.2 (well I do, she doesn't).

    So she wants to know the pro's and con's of each and what you wonderful bunch of people would get if you had the choice.

    The insurance isn't that bad on either and as far as I'm aware the tax is the same.
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    list the pros and cons for both of them for you and that ay help us decided!

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    get the 1.8 lol

    only joking i have it and it not much to write home about but then again ive heard the 2.2 isnt either

    get the turbo, u will love the extra power and the mpg is only really shite if u start 2 do mental tuning and/or floor it alot
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    There's only one reason you'd get a 2.2 over a 2.0T .. and that's if you can't afford the:

    A: Car
    B: Fuel
    C: Road Tax
    D: Insurance
    E: Servicing & Maintenance


    The 2.0T pisses on the 2.2 from a great great height. Anyone who says there's nothing in it performance wise needs shot ... at point blank range ... with a Desert Eagle.




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    If you can afford the turbo get it, no question

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    Quote Originally Posted by Turbo_Scott View Post


    The 2.0T pisses on the 2.2 from a great great height. Anyone who says there's nothing in it performance wise needs shot ... at point blank range ... with a Desert Eagle.




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    That's creased me lmao

    The pros and cons are pretty obvious id say, obviously the turbos going to be quicker, pretty sure you get the lotus fettled suspension on all the turbo coupes too although that may just be on a later models?

    I upgraded from a 1.6 cabby to a 2.0 T and didnt even think about the 1.8 or 2.2 on the way
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    I say the T for performance but the 2.2 is really reliable, I had the 2.2 it's good but i love my coupe T

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    The only reason i would buy the 2.2 is if i was going to supercharge it

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    yea the turbo is going to be quicker off the mark

    but for an all round car i would say the 2.2

    i was in the same boat and i picked the 2.2 over the turbo

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    i ran against a coupe t at santapod. beat me by 0.8 secs, but it looked like loads more.
    i wish i had gone for the turbo, but still the 2.2 never fails to put a smile on my face. i love it. its a great car.

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