Why Buy a Diesel Vehicle?

July 3rd, 2014 by

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel EnginePurchasing a diesel vehicle around Moose Jaw can be a big decision, and it is important to weigh the pros and cons of driving a car or truck that is outfitted with a diesel engine. While some drivers will likely agree that the increased fuel efficiency is the best reason to own a diesel vehicle, other drivers might find that the main disadvantage to diesel vehicles is the possibility of slightly more expensive maintenance.

At your local Crestview Chrysler dealership in Regina, SK, we understand the importance of making an informed decision when purchasing a diesel vehicle, and we are committed to helping you find the car that is right for you!

Benefits of Driving a Diesel Vehicle

Drivers who have purchased diesel-powered vehicles will often agree that there are several advantages to a diesel engine, including:

  • Diesel vehicles have impressive fuel economy because diesel fuel has more usable energy than gasoline.
  • Diesel engines do not need ignition tune-ups because there are no spark plugs or distributors.

Cons to Purchasing a Diesel Vehicle

While there are multiple pros to purchasing a vehicle with a diesel engine, diesel-powered cars and trucks might have some disadvantages, including:

  • Diesel fuel has a similar but sometimes higher price as compared to gasoline.
  • Maintenance for a diesel vehicle may be more expensive because diesel engines are more mechanically advanced.

Check out the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Today

At your local Crestview Chrysler dealership, we are particularly excited that the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is now available! The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is the only light-duty pickup truck on the market that features a diesel engine. When the EcoDiesel engine is mated to the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, the 2014 Ram 1500 achieves 10.2 L/100 km in the city and 7.1L/100 km when cruising on the highway.

If you would like to learn more about the advantages and disadvantages to driving a diesel vehicle, please contact our knowledgeable team. While at our Crestview Chrysler dealership, customers can also take a closer peek at the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickup truck!

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