Are diesel VWs reliable?

Are diesel VWs reliable?

Volkswagen 1.9L ALH TDI Diesel These engines not only became known for their outstanding reliability, but also for the amazing fuel economy that they could achieve. It’s not uncommon to see diesel-powered Volkswagens still on the road with 500,000 km on their odometer.

Will diesel cars lose resale value?

All the evidence from the major valuations services suggests that diesel car residual values are gradually falling – but they’re not collapsing.

Are used diesel cars a good buy?

The facts about diesel cars Modern diesels are just as clean as equivalent petrol engines in terms of NOx emissions. Diesels generally produce lower amounts of CO2. Diesels achieve excellent fuel economy at motorway speeds. It can absolutely be worth buying a diesel car depending on what you use the car for.

What happened to all the diesel VWs?

The diesels, made by Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi between model years 2009 and 2016, have been repaired to truly meet emissions standards and are now being sold, mostly through Volkswagen dealers, with enhanced warranties.

Is 1.6 TDI better than 2.0 TDI?

Re: 2.0tdi any better than 1.6tdi The down side is fuel – the 2.0 will use more of it. Fact. Even if you drive like Miss Daisy you’ll use more, but if you have to flog the living daylights out of your 1.6, then I doubt you’ll notice as much difference. If you can afford one, get one.

Can I still drive a diesel car after 2030?

The ban is for new car sales, meaning existing petrol and diesel vehicles will still be road legal beyond 2030. So, if you want to keep on driving a petrol or diesel car, you can, but you’ll need to accept changing charges and regulations surrounding combustion vehicles.

Is it worth getting a diesel car 2020?

Despite the negative headlines, the impressive fuel economy of diesel cars means they still make more sense than petrol and hybrid models if you do a high annual mileage or cover a lot of miles on the motorway. Just bear in mind that, if your driving is mainly town-based, diesels really are best avoided.

Where are the Volkswagen diesel cars being sold?

Reacquired Volkswagen and Audi diesel cars, bought back by Volkswagen after its scandal, sat last year in a desert graveyard near Victorville, Calif. There are dozens of similar sites and the carmaker says it has 100,000 fixed diesels to sell.

What did the VW diesel scandal do to the company?

Volkswagen ads that promoted “really clean diesel” spoke to her, and she bought a new VW Jetta. Not long after, Volkswagen’s diesel scandal came to light, dealing a huge blow to the company and leaving car owners like Ms. Dugdale in the lurch.

Are there any downsides to buying a VW?

But there are a few downsides: 1 Diesel often costs as much as 30 cents more per gallon than gasoline. 2 Not all filling stations sell diesel fuel. 3 While there is little odor to VW diesel exhaust, some people hate the smell of diesel fuel. 4 Engine noise is a bit louder, particularly while accelerating.

What’s the share of Volkswagen in certified pre-owned sales?

“When you look at what Volkswagen is doing in certified pre-owned sales, they have added more share in C.P.O. cars than any other brand,” said George Augustaitis, director of industry analytics for CarGurus, an online car marketplace. In June, 15 percent of Volkswagen buyers’ inquiries to sellers were for the diesels.

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