Diesel cars, trucks, pickups and suv's.

Yes - I'm diesel powered.

Diesel engine technology has been around for quite some time now. Car manufacturers had plenty of time perfecting diesel engines and they sure have come long ways. Now more and more cars, trucks and suv's come available with diesel engines. So, why aren't all cars available with diesel engines? Push towards greener technology is what's stopping it?

Due to its better fuel economy, diesel engines originally started out as a choice of the trucking industry. With diesel cars you will achieve a better fuel economy and at the same time produce less greenhouse emissions. But this is not the way things used to be. For a long time diesel cars were considered dirtier, less environmentally friendly vehicles. With more advanced technology, modern diesel engine cars will actually produce up to 20% less greenhouse gas when compared to gasoline vehicles.



Don't think that every car you can purchase out there comes available with diesel engine. Only selective manufacturers produce their vehicles with diesel engines available.

If you are considering switching to diesel in the near future here's a listing of latest models that are available on Canadian market.

Cars:

Audi
2015 Audi A3 2.0 TDI Premium Clean Diesel
2012 Audi A3 2.0 TDI
2016 Audi Q7 3.0 TDI Premium quattro
2012 Audi Q7 3.0 TDI

BMW
2011 BMW 3 Series Sedan 328d
2011 BMW 3 Series
2016 BMW 328d xDrive Sedan
2011 BMW 3 Series

 

Chevrolet
2016 Chevy Cruze TDI
2012 Chevy Cruze

 

Mercedes
2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (E350, E550, E63)
2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class R350
2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class
2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S350
2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Volkswagen
2012 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan TDI
2012 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan TDI
2012 Volkswagen Golf 2.0L TDI
2012 Volkswagen Golf 2.0L TDI
2012 Volkswagen Passat Sedan 2.0L TDI
2012 Volkswagen Passat

SUV / Sport:

BMW
2011 & 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d
2012 BMW X5

Mazda
2017 CX-5 (Available later in 2017)
2017 Mazda-CX-5

Mercedes
2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350
2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class R350
2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class
2011 & 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL350
2012 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

Volkswagen
2012 Volkswagen Touareg TDI
2012 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

Pickup trucks:

Dodge Ram
2011 Dodge Ram 3500 Regular/Mega/Crew Cab (4X2,4X4 ST, SLT LWB)
2011 Dodge Ram 3500
2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Regular/Mega/Crew Cab (4X2,4X4 ST, SLT LWB)
2012 Dodge Ram 3500

Ford
2011 Ford F-450 (XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch) (250/350 models also come with diesel engines)
2011 Ford F-450
2012 Ford F-450 (XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch) (250/350 models also come with diesel engines)
2012 Ford F-450

 

If we missed any cars above please let us know, we'll gladly have it listed.


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