Poll: Tell Us Why You Purchased a Diesel

By Jeremy Del Nero on 1 June 2013
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Engine in 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel

Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, all German auto manufacturers, have been controlling the diesel market in the U.S. for quite some time now.

In addition to new diesel models from these veterans, four more car manufacturers, namely Chevrolet, Jeep, Mazda, and Porsche, have joined the U.S. diesel market since our last poll on why drivers buy diesels.

There are several reasons buyers choose diesel-powered automobiles over others. In past polls, readers have explained that their rationale including better-than-average fuel economy, the extra power that comes from a diesel engine’s torque, and greater reliability compared gasoline engines.

Please rank your reasons for buying a diesel below.  We’ll compile and publish the results in an upcoming article.  In addition, if you have a particularly interesting story relating to your reasons, use this form to tell us about them and we may include your story in our article.

The poll will run through July 1, 2013.

(Photo: Accura Media Group)