Most of us common driver tends to buy a Petrol over Diesel engine when most of us think Petrol is for normal car and more efficient but Diesel is more for commercial vehicle with a lot of smoke and noise.
However, technology of diesel fuel engine becomes more advanced today and diesel engines now are more efficient, powerful and fuel saving compared to the same engine capacity of petrol NA engine.
There is still some noise coming out from the diesel engine at idle but it becomes quieter once the rpm goes up and while cruising. For example this BMW 320 diesel vs petrol car engine sound comparison video below.
PETROL VS DIESEL ENGINE? BMW 320D VS 320I
bmw f30 320d sound vs f30 320i sound:
Diesel engines combined with turbocharging is a perfect machine with a lot of torque from lower RPM and it offers absolutely better fuel consumption. Some people even compare it to a hybrid cars and those diesel cars won the fuel consumption test.
How about you? Diesel or petrol car?