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Learning The Pros & Cons Between Diesel Vs. Gas Engines In Ventura

Learning The Pros & Cons Between Diesel Vs. Gas Engines In Ventura

Are you in the market for a pre-owned pickup truck in the Ventura, California area? With a large inventory of makes and models to pick from, the STA Auto Group has the stock you need, making it easy to find a used pick up truck for sale that fits with your needs. All you'll have to do is decide between engine types - Diesel or Gasoline.

What's The Difference Between Diesel And Gasoline

Will you choose the high powered diesel or the low-cost gasoline engine? When it comes to the initial cost, gasoline engines take the prize. Gasoline fuel costs less than diesel, saving you money at the pump. Not to mention that gasoline engines and transmissions are a simpler design, meaning they cost less to manufacture.

But while you save on the initial price of gas, you save on fuel economy. Diesel engines can travel anywhere from 20-35% farther than a gallon of gasoline. So even though gas engines might cost less at the pump, the cost per mile for driving around a diesel engine will still end up being less.

And if you're trying to save fuel, you'll lose on power. While gasoline engines might save you money, diesel engines have higher towing control over their gasoline counterparts. Gasoline engines can still tow, but their efficiency can't compete with the raw power of a diesel engine. If you're in the market for hauling power, then you'll want to go for a diesel engine.

Find a vast array of pickup trucks with diesel engines at our STA Auto Group dealership. Explore our inventory of high-end used pickup trucks on our website to find a model that works with your lifestyle and needs. Whether you're looking for a used Dodge Ram 2500 or a used Ford Super Duty F-250, we at STA Auto Group have the trucks you're looking for.

To learn more about the differences between gasoline and diesel engines, check out our comparison chart below. Each engine has its benefits and the chart below will help you determine which type is right for you.


Comparing Diesel Engines Gas Engines
Initial Cost
Fuel Cost
Fuel Economy
Towing Power
Noise & Exhaust
Resale Value

Find A Vast Selection Of Trucks At STA Auto Group

If you're in the market for a pre-owned pickup truck, make the correct choice and head over to STA Auto Group. Whether you're looking for a pickup truck with a gasoline or diesel engine, our top-notched auto sales team is standing by, ready to help you find a model that works for you.

Are you looking to upgrade to a truck with a diesel engine? Use our Edmunds Trade-in Calculator to find out the value of your current sedan, truck, or SUV. Use that value towards the cost of a newer model pickup truck and find a great auto loan rate with the help of our in-house finance team. Whatever your vehicle buying needs, make STA Auto Group your one-stop-shop.

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