Should I avoid buying a diesel Land Rover Discovery?

I am about to order a new Land Rover Discovery. Should I be worried about the possible bans on diesels in certain cities? Would that concern warrant going for the 3.0 petrol instead? Oddly, I read that the petrol version was expected to sell in very small numbers. Will that lack of popularity lead to poor residual value?

Asked on 31 January 2017 by Kevin Ovenden

Answered by Honest John
Go for the 3.0 V6 petrol. That's because the forward planning is still diesel orientated. In 5 years time when diesel emissions systems are costing fortunes to maintain and diesels are being banned from city centres, those few Discoverys with 3.0 V6 petrol engines are going to be highly sought after.
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