1) At higher altitudes Diesel engines perform the same as petrol engines – Actually, generally, diesel gets better mileage than petrol vehicles. The Diesel vehicles turbocharger plays a big part!
2) Diesel engines have not changed in the last 5 years – Diesel engines have come a long way on the last 30 years, as fuel and engine standards change, so has diesel engines!
3) The type of diesel fuel you use has no impact on exhaust after treatment – Premium diesel fuels can lead to cleaner emissions!
Read more about how these myths have been busted…
[Source: Fleet Owner, July 2018, https://www.fleetowner.com/fuel/busted-3-myths-you-might-believe-about-diesel]