Which engine is better: petrol or diesel?

Which engine is better: petrol or diesel?

In the spring, many are thinking about changing car, and the question then is, which engine is better petrol or diesel?

Petrol or diesel – this is largely a matter of taste, but still there are few objective criteria for evaluation and comparison. Relying on them to display a few of the pros and cons for each of the motors.

Diesel engine:

+ Diesels show themselves more traction.
+ Diesel engines consume little fuel. Even in urban consumption of modern diesel cars can be in the range of 4.0 – 5.0 l/100 km.

In the domestic conditions of operation of the diesel are more demanding of fuel quality.
– Repair of diesel more expensive.
– Diesel sounds harsh and creates more vibrations.
Modern high performance diesel engines have low efficiency of heat – they last longer warm themselves, and correspondingly longer warm up “the stove” and salon.