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Re: The Peugeot Diesel Pollutant Saga

I changed from a pre-2009 diesel to a petrol car just over a year ago. I was due for a change and decided against diesel for a number of reasons:

1. The sort of pollutants that diesels emit are no longer acceptable if you live and mainly drive in an urban environment, as I do.

2. Modern petrol engines are very efficient and you need to do a huge amount of miles to recoup the extra cost of a diesel car despite the better mpg. I'm now retired and doing less miles per year.

3. Long term reliability might be better (I hope!)

I was concerned about lack of torque but the modern three cylinder turbo petrol engines are very good.

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