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Is it cheaper to service a diesel-powered vehicle?

Clinton Brett

Read Clinton’s advice for Diesel Vehicle Owner’s:

The biggest-selling diesel passenger vehicle is the dual cab utility.

Diesels are more expensive to service, but there are additional maintenance requirements to ensure they outlast a petrol car. The biggest-selling diesel passenger vehicle is the dual-cab utility. Often, these vehicles have offroad driving ability as they are fitted with a 4WD system. This provides you with an advantage when camping in places only suitable for 4WD vehicles. Adventurous places such as Fraser Island.

The disadvantage is that a 4WD has an extra diff and transfer case that require oil replacement, whether you use it off-road or not. Have you ever heard the dealer say, These gearboxes don’t require servicing as they are sealed for life’? They are referring to sealed for life, which is the life of the vehicle warranty.

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Diesel Vehicle Owner's Advice - Is it cheaper to service a diesel-powered vehicle?

 

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