Thursday July 9, 2020

Summer Motoring: Will petrol make a comeback?

An extensive running-costs survey reveals that many new car buyers should consider going back to petrol power, writes Shane O'Donoghue.

15th June, 2013
Petrol-fuelled cars can save owners thousands of euro.

The Irish motoring public is obsessed with diesel power, but our exclusive new research reveals that petrol-fuelled cars could now save many new car buyers thousands of euro over the space of just a few years.

Based on initial calculations by (the vehicle records experts), data for ten of the best-selling models in Ireland was collated and used to calculate the annual running costs for petrol and diesel versions of each car. This was...

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