Top Gear Philippines

For a lot of different reasons, diesel gets a bad rap among motorists. Yes, a lot of people might know diesel as the cheaper fuel alternative compared to gasoline, but how much else do we really understand it? To clear the air and set the record straight, Sam YG offers a couple of compelling arguments.

His main and ultimate point? It’s that these days, modern diesel technology has eclipsed all the bad things we used to associate with it.

Over the past decade, auto manufacturers and fuel brands alike have done plenty to overcome diesel’s shortcomings. In general, high-performance diesel vehicles can compete with their gasoline counterparts, and the premium diesel fuels of today can do plenty to keep both engine and environment clean. And while different vehicles have different maintenance demands and intervals, diesel engine maintenance isn't as bad as some people make it out to be, especially when you're talking about a modern diesel vehicle that uses premium fuels.

Watch the video below for a rundown of diesel myths and the truth behind each of them:

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