• The Top 4 Diesel SUVs

    When it comes to diesel SUVs, there are several models available to choose from. However, only some of these new diesel cars are at the top of their class. Here some of the most fuel efficient diesel cars on the market.

    1. BMW X5 

    The BMW X5 xDrive 35d has a 3.0 liter 6 cylinder engine. It can get 26 miles per gallon on the highway and 19 miles per gallon in the city, for a combined fuel economy of 22 miles per gallon. It has a carbon footprint of 9.6 tons of carbon dioxide emitted each year.

    2. Mercedes Bluetec

    The Mercedes Benz Bluetec ML350 has a 3.0 liter V6 engine. It is right below the BMW with 25 miles per gallon on the highway and 18 miles per gallon in the city, for a combined fuel economy of 21 miles per gallon. It has a carbon footprint of 10.1 tons of carbon dioxide emitted each year.

    3. Volkswagen Touareg

    Volkswagen is one of the top diesel car manufacturers in the world. It has the top cars like the Jetta Sportswagen and Golf, and the Touareg is right up there in the SUV field. It gets the same fuel economy as the Mercedes Bluetec SUV does with the same engine. The only difference is that the Touareg will run you much less money.

    4. Audi Q7

    Audi is the second best diesel car manufacturer and its Q7 model is top notch. It can get 25 miles per gallon on the highway and 17 miles per gallon in the city for a combined fuel economy rating of 20 miles per gallon.