Monday, October 21, 2013

Pros and Cons of Gas Vs. Diesel in Class 3-4 Trucks

Gasoline or diesel: Which engine type works best for Class 3-4 truck applications?

This is an age-old question without a clear-cut winner. Each offers advantages and limitations. The key is determining exactly how the truck will be used and then selecting the engine type that strikes the right balance between performance, fuel efficiency, and budget.

What factors should fleet managers consider when deciding between gasoline and diesel engines in Class 3-4 (10,001- to 16,000-lb. gross vehicle weight rating) trucks? Here are nine points to serve as a guide:

Pros and Cons of Gas Vs. Diesel in Class 3-4 Trucks

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