Volkswagen ongoing emissions scandal has made the public lose confidence in diesel as a fuel. A lot of VW's diesel engine cars have been caught with built-in cheat devices, designed to provide false results during emissions tests, resulting customers to buy or lease a diesel car.
Despite the negative impact that VW may have caused on the said scandal, many people today still prefer to buy diesel cars. Modern diesel cars are smooth and refined, while a lot can offer performance to match the petrol-engined counterparts.
Diesel cars are great in the industry and thanks to the latest Euro VI emissions regulations they have cleaned up their act enormously. In fact, car experts estimate that it would take nearly 42 million new diesel cars to release as many smog-forming nitrogen oxides as one single coal-fired power station.
Furthermore, big automakers of today are now slowly switching to diesel engine cars such as General Motors, Volkswagen, BMW and much more. With so many diesel cars out there that are for sale, it will be very hard to choose the best one at the lower end of the market.
Here are the lists of the most economical cars in 2016: For fashionable crossover/SUV buyers are catered with the Renault Kadjar and SEAT Ateca, while those who are looking for a more premium experience can choose from the famous Jaguar XE or the limo-like Mercedes S-Class. For MPV users, the Citroen Grand C4 Picasso, Porsche Macan and Volvo XC90 4x4s are available to make sure all bases are covered.
Large automakers are also now starting to produce the best diesel cars for 2017. Those cars include the Renault Megan 1.5 dCi, Porsche Macan S Diesel, Vauxhaull Astra 1.6 CDTi, Renault Kadjar 1.5 dCi, Jaguar XE 2.0d, VW Golf GTD, Mercedes-Benz S350 CDI, Citroen Grand C4 Picasso 2.0 HDi, Volvo XC90, and SEAT Ateca 2.0 TDI.