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The Diesel Debate - Which Fuel is Right for Me?

Thursday, 27 July 2017 at 1.40pm

Choosing your next Honda

There has been much debate about diesel cars and their emissions, both CO2, NOx and particulates. In order to make a decision on your next car, you need to understand these emission types and how they relate to the sort of driving you do:

  • CO2 - contributes to global warning and is a threat to the planet
  • NOx and particulates - affect local air quality and are an urban challenge

Diesel cars produce less CO2 than Petrol, which is beneficial for our fight against global warming, but petrol cars produce less NOx and particulates, which is beneficial for tackling local air quality. Therefore we believe that every driver should purchase the car that works best for their journey, profile and lifestyle:

  • Think Diesel - if you drive long distances on the motorway or are generally a high mileage driver
  • Think Petrol - if you live in a city and mainly do short journeys inside the city or are generally a low mileage driver
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Euro 6 Diesels - the cleanest and safest ever

Thursday, 8 June 2017 at 2.31pm

Thanks to billions of pounds of investment by the motor industry, the latest Euro 6 diesels are the cleanest and safest ever, so it's good news that more people can now take advantage of them as they start to filter into the used car market (Used Euro6 Cars at Trident Honda). These models will not face charges anywhere in Britain under the government's Clean Air Zone proposals.

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