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I recently purchased a newish brand of diesel fuel here in France. It stated on the pump that it was sulphur-free. The price was a few centimes more expensive per litre than my usual fuel. I have to say after using 60 litres of the stuff I noticed no difference whatsoever in performance, or economy for that matter. I was wondering if this is just another "save the planet" type of gimmick or are there other unseen benefits?

Asked on 3 January 2009 by

Answered by Honest John
Shell V-Power diesel, Tesco's city diesel and BP Ultimate diesel are similar. Very clean diesels don’t always give an economy benefit. The benefit is in cleaner running that doesn't clog their particulate filters so readily.
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