Throughout the diesel engine's rich history, it was always the domain of semis and light-duty pickup trucks, but American consumers are giving it another look. This is because manufacturers--such as Chevy and Nissan--are starting to use them in passenger cars. Additionally, consumers see diesel as a way to get better mileage without buying a hybrid. So, which is better--a gas or diesel motor? The answer depends on what you want the motor to do, and there are pros and cons to both.
Summer is gone, and winter is almost here. For diesel owners and operators, that means doing everything possible to keep the engine warm and protecting it from freezing up. Diesel engines have a lot of advantages over gasoline engines, but staring cold in the winter isn't one of them. You never want to get in your vehicle just to find out it froze up and won't start. You provide some tips on how to keep a diesel engine warm in winter so that you can keep moving.
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