What is a Diesel Car?
Diesel vehicles are similar to gasoline vehicles because they both use internal combustion engines. One difference is that diesel engines have a compression-ignited injection system rather than the spark-ignited system used by most gasoline vehicles.
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Is diesel cheaper than petrol in South Africa?
Diesel engines are more efficient than petrol alternatives. They deliver more mileage per tank of fuel. When it comes to costs at the fuel pump, diesel bakkies are also a clear winner. In South Africa, diesel is a rand or two cheaper per liter than petrol.
Which is better petrol or diesel cars in South Africa?
Despite being more expensive, when it comes to fuel efficiency, diesel cars generally have better mileage than petrol cars.
This is because diesel fuel has a higher energy density than petrol, which means that a liter of diesel can go further than a liter of petrol.
Which engine lasts longer diesel or petrol?
Petrol engines have a shorter lifespan due to fuel property, which wears out the engine components quicker.
Diesel engines last longer than petrol engines as the wear and tear is less pronounced due to fuel property. Petrol is more expensive than diesel. Diesel is comparatively cheaper than petrol.