Is it a bad idea to buy a new diesel car?

I need a 4x4 to tow 3.5 tonnes. I'm looking to buy a new Land Rover Defender 90, which is diesel. With current emission targets, would it be a really bad idea to buy a pure diesel now if they are going to stop selling them in 2030? I expect to own it for a good few years.

Asked on 15 January 2021 by Loubuk

Answered by Andrew Brady
Not at all. Diesels still make a lot of sense for some buyers – if you're looking to tow 3.5 tonnes, for example.
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