1986-02-01

A Cost Benefit Analysis of Diesel Power 860419

Since Diesel and Otto cycle powerplants of equal performance are rarely found in the same vehicle comparisons are difficult and confusing.
However, enough data is available to develope a somewhat objective approach when purchasing family transportation.
Also, while certain subjective criteria will always ensure a market for a number of diesel powered automobiles, an analysis of the lifecycle costs of owning and operating these cars indicates that they may not be for everyone.

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