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Old 11-16-2013, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Townhouse Yards View Post
Ok, thanks for the info. Is there a difference between a diesel and a gas engine in fuel mileage?
Definitely. The diesel, depending on which brand and model of engine, gets better mileage for the load being pulled. But, around here, diesel fuel is considerably more expensive. I've not done the math, but, I don't think you'd see the advantage of a diesel in an urban setting. Taken care of, a gas engine will last a very long time. More importantly, though, you'd have the heavier brakes and suspension components in a 3/4T or 1T. I wouldn't let the type of engine make or break a deal.
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