I only do short trips - should I trade my diesel Renault Captur for a petrol?

At present, I own a 2015 Renault Captur 1.5 dCi. I use it for short runs around town, with the occasional 50/75 mile trip. My son tells me I would be better with a petrol Captur. Do you agree with him?

Asked on 2 July 2017 by John3fish

Answered by Honest John
Yes. You'll eventually begin to have trouble with the diesel engine's EGR and DPF.
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