4 Types of Auto Diesel Cars to Look Into

November 13, 2013

When looking at a new auto, diesel cars are a great option for those who are looking to experience the thrill of driving a new Volkswagen or Audi. While these names are not the typical vehicles you see on American roads, they have long been driven on European roads with great enthusiasm. Most of the enjoyment comes from the fuel economy associated with diesel engines, and also the quick, snappy handling and cool lines of some diesel cars. Here are some diesel cars that you should look into before buying your next car.

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Audi Diesel

When Audi first introduced diesel vehicles on American shores, it took a little bit of warming up. The car was beautiful, but the demand for diesel vehicles was not that high. Since then the demand has grown considerably and Audi is one of the best selling diesel vehicles in America. The Audi A3 2.0 HDI provides drivers with a spacious interior as well as 42 MPG on the highway. As far as Audi diesel SUVs are concerned, the Q7 TDI is the vehicle of choice. The Audi diesel is also rated for up to B5 bio diesel products.

BMW Diesel

There are only two BMW classes being offered in America. The BMW 335 starts at $43,000 and carries with it a 3.0L 6-cylinder engine that gives up to 36 MPG with highway driving. A sleek 4-door sedan, the 335 Advanced Diesel contribution to the American shores is a great car to drive and own. Another offering from the BMW stable is the X5 xDrive35d SUV. The 6-cylinder, 3.0L powered vehicle delivers in both value and style. Starting at $50,000, this SUV is the ultimate in handling and luxury. Fully loaded with all of the BMW amenities, you have advanced BMW technology with a 26 MPG ride.

Mercedes Diesel

Mercedes Benz, a long time luxury sedan manufacturer, is going to introduce two new diesel vehicles this coming year. The ML350 Sport Utility is a 265 HP, 3.5L, V-6 powerhouse. Incredibly designed with either All Wheel Drive or a Rear Wheel Drive offering, this vehicle starts at $45,000. Revolutionizing diesel powered engines, the Mercedes diesel also offers a cleaner approach to the engine.

VW Diesel

For a long time, Volkswagen has been the leading diesel manufacturer. One of the most popular cars on the market today, they offer an entire fleet of great vehicles with diesel engines. Starting with the Jetta, the VW starts with incredible styling, handling and personification of what Volkswagen means. Reaching up to 42 MPG, this diesel does not fall short of power or acceleration. With four trim models, you are sure to find something that appeals to both your senses and bank account. Volkswagen also offers the Golf model of VW diesel cars. A smaller version of the Jetta and a little reminiscent of the Bug, the Golf delivers solid performance with incredible gas mileage. New to the VW diesel lineup is the Touareg SUV. With a 3.0L Turbocharged engine, there is enough power to go around. Running on a clean diesel design, the Touareg is also a world leader in green energy alternatives.

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