This turbocharged diesel Skoda Octavia has been through over 400,000 miles of daily-driven torture. Heat cycles, explosions, long hauls, short trips, and years of wear and tear have taken its toll on the car. This Skoda cost 200 pounds. It’s dirty, dusty, grubby, and rusty, plus it’s a bit broken. Given all of that,…
Ford says it has received official EPA fuel economy numbers for the new 2018 Ford F-150 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel, and the figures are good if you get the 4x2. But if you want power to all four wheels and you’re not a fleet customer, the numbers are much, much lower.
In the wake of the Volkswagen diesel scandal the German government has started planning a potential multibillion euro plan to retrofit diesel cars that would help cut emissions and keep cars in city centers.
Jeep sourced the diesel engine in today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Grand Cherokee from then daddy Benz. That makes it relatively unique, as do the owner-added mods. Could it’s price make it both unique and special?
You may or may not have noticed that, oftentimes, diesel engines produce more torque than regular gasoline engines. What gives? Here’s why.
The seller of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Range Rover Classic says it’s a unicorn owing to its diesel engine and manual transmission. Those are admirable features, but are they enough to justify its uncommon price?
If you ever find yourself disappointed or bored by the current BMW lineup for whatever reason just plant yourself deep in the world of Alpina. It’s busy making crazy BMWs, like the 2019 XD3, which has a quad-turbo diesel inline-six with 388 horsepower and an insane amount of torque.
The Nissan Terra is a truck-based frame-built off-roadable SUV that actually looks pretty badass. I bet it’d be a solid successor to the venerable Xterra, if only it’d make its way to America. It’s brand new, but it feels familiar.
Here’s a familiar tale if you’ve followed the current administration in the White House. Former President Barack Obama tried to close an absurd loophole in federal law that would allow certain trucks to vastly (and we mean vastly) exceed emission standards. Current President Donald Trump—thanks to political…
Cities, states and countries around the world have their sights set on banning diesel cars by a set date. In particular, there’s some high-profile cases ongoing in Germany that could decide whether cities there can ban diesel cars. This, it turns out, has German retailers freaked out.
It’s some people’s worst nightmare: You’ve put diesel in your gas tank, or vice versa. For gasoline-powered cars, it’s thankfully a pretty rare occurrence, since diesel nozzles are usually a bit larger than gas ones. But that won’t matter if the tanks themselves are filled with the wrong type of fuel, as apparently…
A class action lawsuit was filed against the Ford Motor Company and supplier Bosch on Wednesday alleging that the former installed emissions defeat devices in its diesel F-250 and F-350 trucks, causing them to produce up to 50 times more oxides of nitrogen than allowed by law. This should sound familiar by now.
If you still dream in diesel and are in the market for an executive sedan with lots of torque and great fuel economy, we have some good news. Unlike some other Bavarian automakers, BMW seems to be keeping the diesel option alive in America with the upcoming 540d xDrive.
There was a time when you could buy a heavy-duty Chevy Suburban from a dealership, with diesel power and healthy payload and pulling capacity to go with it. Now, GM won’t sell them to civilians. But independent outfits are doing the lord’s work and making their own.
It is time once again for our network to pump out gift guides for the holiday season, prodding you to buy and consume like all the other sheeple. However, no one made a gift guide for us, the people who write Jalopnik. Thankfully, SpeedSource’s auction has us covered. The diesel Mazda6 is for sale, and we’re still…
Hey friend, I know your style. You absolutely must buy a luxury SUV and you want a diesel motor with all the torque to pull your car. Well, I’ve got some good news for you. Now that there is an approved fix for some Audi/VW 3.0-liter TDI models, you can score one up to 30 percent off.