VAN DRIVERS URGED TO LOOK AT ALL COSTS FOR DIESEL VERSUS PETROL
Glass's Guide, a respected valuation expert, has urged motorists to look at all of the costs involved when choosing between diesel and unleaded vehicles. Over the last few years, diesels have become more and more popular, with people in the market for used or new Ford vans all being tempted by the apparently more economic diesel choice.
However, diesel vans tend to be more expensive, and if you are not driving more than 6,000 miles a year in a new vehicle or 10,000 in a used one, you are likely going to pay more overall when the cost of the van is also taken into account.
This is useful advice for any motorists, but fleet managers in particular will benefit a lot from this sort of detailed look at their figures. By working out whether their vehicles travel a distance each year that justifies the extra expense of a diesel van, they can save thousands of pounds over each vehicle's life.