Should I go for petrol or diesel with my next car?

I'm thinking of replacing my 2012 diesel Volvo V50 with a 3 or 4 year old Porsche Macan. Should I go for the 2.0 petrol rather than the diesel variant? We will not be towing anything so don't need the extra grunt. It would be a long term keeper, too.

Asked on 23 October 2019 by Dom

Answered by Andrew Brady
It depends on your mileage. If you cover lots of motorway miles (12k a year or more) then a diesel makes sense. For shorter mileages or lots of town driving, go for the petrol.
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