Buying a Honda CR-V - petrol or diesel?

I want to replace my 2002 Honda CR-V petrol with the newer model. Should I go with petrol or diesel? I would buy a 2008/9 with 100k miles and would do about 10k miles/ year.

Asked on 21 March 2016 by Huw M

Answered by Honest John
2.2iCDTI. A 2008/2009 avoids the 2.2iDTEC with a DPF, but a friend of mine has taken one of these from 74k to 99k with no trouble. Expect 40mpg + from the manual.
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