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Q:

What are the pros of a diesel-only fuel policy?

A:

 

Pros

  • Easy to administer
  • Allows a single mileage reimbursement rate to be used
  • Suits high-mileage drivers who do regular motorway journeys
  • Generally suits the company car tax regime

Cons

  • Restricts driver choice
  • Could prove more expensive for low-mileage drivers
  • Diesel particulate filters can cause an issue with predominantly urban use
  • Not as environmentally-friendly as other options
  • Diesels generally have a higher purchase price than petrols
  • Diesels have a 3% benefit-in-kind tax surcharge until 2016/17