Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
7 minute read
19 Jun 2020
7:22 am

Petrol or diesel? Choose wisely

Jaco Van Der Merwe

If you cover 5 000 km a month, you will make up the initial price difference in fuel economy alone within three years.

During these uncertain financial times amid the Covid-19 crisis, consumers are looking at every possible way to try and ease the impact on their wallets. Buying down has become a trend in the car market of late and is expected to increase as motorists look for ways to lessen their monthly financial burden. Apart from saving on repayments, spending less at the pumps is another way to lessen your load. Despite fuel prices slumping to record lows during the height of lockdown, rising global demand has already contributed to a massive hike in June with more predicted for the coming...