Petrol or diesel - which is best for me?

  • New taxes and bans for diesel cars in cities
  • Pressure mounting from health experts too
  • Is the black pump a viable choice of fuel any more?
  • New taxes and bans for diesel cars in cities
  • Pressure mounting from health experts too
  • Is the black pump a viable choice of fuel any more?

Diesel is making the headlines for all the wrong reasons - from health scares to bans and taxes in city centres, and not forgetting Volkswagen's implication in one of the biggest scandals the motor industry has seen in recent memory, and the UK government announcing that petrol and diesel cars and vans will be banned from 2040

Compounding the issue is the rise of the turbocharged petrol engine, delivering both the torque and low running costs that turned drivers to the black pump in the first place.

Does diesel make sense as a new car purchase any more? And what should you do if you currently own a diesel car?

Read through our features on petrol vs diesel to help you decide: 

Which sounds better - petrol, diesel, or hybrid? Watch our video below and listen!

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