Buying a used SUV - petrol or diesel?

I'm looking to replace my Volkswagen Golf GTI Estate, which I really enjoy driving. I am thinking of a used Nissan Qashqai or a Hyundai ix35 but seem only to find diesel models .Do you think diesel cars are still worth buying in the current market ? Do the 2 cars have DPF problems?

Asked on 27 January 2016 by kenny.n

Answered by Honest John
Nice new 1.6DIG-T turbo petrol engine in the Qashqai now. Should still do about 45mpg. Go for that.
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