When to replace a diesel car

I have a 2012 VW CC diesel 140bhp diesel and return 51mpg. Most of my mileage is on motorways and fast A roads. I do approx. 18k annually and my current mileage is 44k. Should change the car now and avoid likely DPF,DMF issues or given my mileage retain the car for a few more years.

Asked on 8 March 2015 by martini633

Answered by Honest John
I'd continue to run it for another year, which will take it to 62k miles and is about the time it will need a new timing belt and waterpump. Given your type of driving you should not have DPF trouble in that period. So I'd swap out after another year.
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