When choosing to buy or lease a new car you'll be faced with a multitude of decisions. Not less, whether to select a diesel or petrol vehicle for your needs. Diesel has become an increasingly popular option for drivers in the past decade. This is largely because UK government have hailed diesel to be more environmentally friendly. Similarly, diesel cars are more efficient, especially if you travel long distances regularly. In fact, it is their economic credentials which led the government to believe that diesel engines were a more environmentally friendly option. This has now been proven to be inaccurate.
Why is diesel more expensive than petrol?
Did you know that the wholesale price of diesel and unleaded are almost the same? This may be a shock to many people and it's easy to see why. In this article we discover the nitty gritty as to why diesel costs more at the pumps than petrol.
We've all been close to making this mistake. It takes one small distraction and all of a sudden the realisation sets in. Whether that's mid-way through fueling, or when you try to drive away. But what difference does it make to the car? Why are cars petrol or diesel? What happens if you put the wrong fuel in your car? and what should you do next?
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