Which is Better, Gasoline or Diesel

The vast majority of vehicles that circulate in Spain are vehicles whose fuel is Diesel. But, when buying a vehicle whose engine is gasoline or diesel can be a difficult decision, and it is not for less since to make the purchase, it is necessary to take into account many factors, including the use that we are going to give the vehicle.

To make it easier for us, we will try to answer the following questions:

How many kilometers are you going to do annually?

Undoubtedly, one of the most important questions we must ask ourselves is this, as a general rule, a diesel engine will give better results in kilometers the greater the kilometers you make annually.

For example, I have to travel to work every day, which is 150 km from where I usually live, more or less this amounts to about 54,000km per year (360 days X 150km), in this case, it compensates for the purchase of a vehicle with the diesel engine.

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In the following case, we live in the city center, we do not use the car to go to work but if we use it to go shopping, to the movies, we do about 100km per week the result is 5,200km per year (52 weeks x 100km), In this case, if we compensate the purchase of a car with a gasoline engine.

The next question is, where are we going to use the vehicle? City or roads or highways.

Although it is a question related to the previous one, depending on the use that we are going to give to our vehicle, one or the other fuel will be better. If the road mileage does not exceed approximately 10,000-15,000km compensates the purchase of a gasoline vehicle when between city and roads and highways, we exceed 20,000km annually, it will be more profitable to tilt the balance by that of a diesel engine.

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Starting price of brand models:

Gasoline vehicles, as a rule, are the access range of all models, that is, it is the cheapest vehicle you can choose from a model of a brand. The same car with a diesel engine increases the value of the vehicle around 1000 or 1500 €.


The maintenance of gasoline cars is cheaper than diesel fuel cars. However, diesel engines are better built than gasoline engines and are more effective, so diesel engines indicated for higher mileage. Although currently both gasoline and diesel engines are very close to the final result of the kilometers, and care is essential for a good state of internal mechanics. Maintenance of diesel vehicles usually entails a little more expensive.

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Fuel price:

As for the price of fuel, normal diesel is always cheaper than 95 gasoline, so in diesel cars, the more kilometers you make, the more profitable you get the vehicle, the kilometers are cheaper.

Now it is you who must decide, taking into account our advice, you can leave your opinion and why you have chosen a fuel or another for your vehicle.

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