The last few months have given us plenty of reasons to not buy a diesel vehicle.
Aside from the massive Volkswagen emissions scandal that basically exposed the oil-based fuel as a dirty alternative to gasoline, there are new allegations that Chevrolet did the same with its Cruze diesel.
Those problems began just as American car buyers were getting used to the idea of so-called “clean diesel.”
There aren’t many new diesel options are on the market today and Americans may have lost their taste for the once-promising propulsion method.
There are a few scenarios, though, where buying a diesel still makes sense.