The 2006 Jeep Liberty is offered in a diesel model with a V-6 engine. It get from 17 city to 22 highway miles. It is a standard transmission and starts at about $21,000.00.
The Mercedes Benz E Class is another diesel, and it comes with all that you would expect in a luxury car. Now a Mercedes doesn't sound bad, does it? And think of the extra miles you'll get driving it around to show all your friends. It gets from 27 city to 37 highway miles. This car starts at about $51,000.00.
The 2006 Volkswagen Golf has long been a respected car. It is known for it dependability and it's great gas mileage. The Golf gets 33 city to 44 highway miles per gallon. It starts at about $20,00.00.
The 2006 Volkswagen Jetta is also on the list of new diesel models. This car is known for the same dependability as the Golf, but it is a roomier sedan, great for a family who needs more room. It gets 35 city to 42 highway miles per gallon. This sedan starts at about $23,380.00'
The diesels of today are even more efficient on fuel than the models of past years and that helps to reduce their carbon emissions, in some cases up to 30%.
Auto makers are also planning to take advantage of the low sulfur diesel fuel and the reduced sulfur emissions that will bring. If the diesel manufacturers continue with the strides they are making in improving the engines, and the impact they have on the environment, It will only make sense that more consumers will look towards them as a way to save money in the long run.
At the present time, diesel fuel is a little more expensive than gasoline, but that will most likely come down to its rightful price range, which is below gas. Diesel engines can have an impact on our economy, they do use less gas, have less parts to replace and a diesel engine will run forever if you take care of it. With the improvements that have been made, it may be worth your while to go and take a look at one.