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Diesel cars versus regular cars?

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Diesel cars versus regular cars?

My husband and I will be visiting Iceland for 17 days the last two weeks in May. We plan to rent a car to travel with. In looking at the car rental sights, some offer diesel cars along with regular cars. Is there an advantage to driving a diesel car in Iceland? Is the price of diesel fuel more or less then the price of regular gasoline? Just curious?

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1. Re: Diesel cars versus regular cars?

www.gsmbensin.is/gsmbensin_web.php…

Diesel is more expensive but diesel cars normally use less fuel than petrol driven ones so they should be more economical to operate.

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2. Re: Diesel cars versus regular cars?

Thank you ValdiSig....that is a good website. it appears the two fuels are only slightly different in price? Is diesel fuel readily available throughout Iceland? Also, if you had a choice...which would you choose? Thanks for your help.

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3. Re: Diesel cars versus regular cars?

Diesel fuel is available at more or less all pumps around the country. Diesel driven cars are more expensive to buy but as they use less fuel they are more economical in the long run and the tourist would be weighing the higher cost of the fuel against the lower consumption of the engine.

Edited: 16 February 2013, 02:08
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