For the most part, Americans have shied away from diesel engines because of their loud and dirty reputation. Nowadays, that’s farther from the truth with plenty of clean and quiet diesel on the market thanks to strict EPA regulations forcing many manufacturers to stay compliant with emission standards.
Great gas mileage, copious amounts of highway merging torque and the fact that you get to use the “other” pump at the gas station. You wanted a diesel that seats five and the promises were too good to be true. Then suddenly from out of the blue, what everyone else has been calling Dieselgate happened. And now you’re left without that diesel option you’ve been pining for all this time. What’s a person who was in the market for a diesel to do?
Lucky for you, thanks to a capitalist-driven economy, there are some lovely diesel options out there for you to choose from. And the best part is, they’re scandal free (pending further investigation from the EPA of course.) The catch is that what’s left of the diesel vehicles left to buy are vans and trucks thanks to a good chunk car options being pulled off the road. But there are a couple of car options still left for you to hanker for.
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