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Best diesel cars on sale
Around half of Britain’s new car buyers choose a diesel engine when they spec their new purchase, and is it any wonder when the current generation of diesel cars is so talented? Swift, smooth, refined and frugal, the modern diesel is a triumph of engineering. Modern diesel engines can even do the business in sports coupes as our recent drive in BMW's new 4 Series showed.
Here we take a look at 20 of our current favourite diesel cars, with two for each of the 10 key market sectors.
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Very strange, the family car choices are for millionaires, where's the Mondeo?
The older Peugeot Diesels, such as any with the XUD9, or, XUD11 engines fitted with the Bosch pre electric fuel pump, would run very happily on veg oil, producing less pollutants and with a better carbon footprint. And not to forget its about £1 a liter or less.
My 306, 406, and 405, only cost about £400, £700, and,£350 to buy. After all, the modern cars are only a warning light away from the scrap yard.
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