Should I sell a low mileage diesel or hang on to it?

I bought a new 2013 Audi A3 which has apparently not been affected by the emissions problem. I had intended to do 20,000 miles per year, but my personal circumstances changed and I have only done 20,000 in total. I do not expect this rate to change in future. In view of the current furore about diesel cars, what would your advice be on changing the car? Sell now and buy a petrol or hybrid, or hang on to it?

Asked on 17 May 2017 by Deborah Stone

Answered by Honest John
It's already suffered four years depreciation and though it will probably continue to depreciate a little more steeply than it would have if it had not been a diesel, the cost of swapping now will be far greater than the additional depreciation in years to come.
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