Should I get a petrol or diesel SUV?

I'm considering buying a Mercedes-Benz GLB but I'm yet to decide which option is better, the 200 petrol or the 200d diesel one. I'm a normal all-round driver (driving on both motorways and in the city). Although I did test drive the petrol one, I tend to consider the diesel option a better one, both for its higher torque level and its 8-speed gearbox. I'd appreciate any honest advice. Many thanks.

Asked on 14 October 2020 by John Yiannaki

Answered by Andrew Brady
It depends on your mileage, really. If you cover more than 12,000 miles a year including regular motorway trips (say, at least once a week), we'd recommend the 200d. Otherwise, go for the 200 petrol. The diesel might also make sense if you need to tow anything.
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