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seems like an odd choice if you are in Canada. if in Spain then then it might make since
 

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Diesels require extremely complex and expensive emissions control systems to match the cleanliness of gasoline engines, they require complex and expensive turbocharging systems to bring their specific power output up to practical levels, the fuel costs tend to break even with gasoline engines (in the US), CO2 emissions tend to be about the same or sometimes worse.
Diesels had a lot less horsepower (but more torque) than comparable gasoline engines. Translation: they got moving briskly but then didn't accelerate nearly as quickly as gasoline-engined boats.
speaking about misinformation. the Diesel engine in our sailboat could not be simpler to run and maintain the diesel engine in my truck could not run any smother and has plenty of power and get better milage then any other 1/2 ton truck. better milage and cheaper then gasoline is a win in my book. still have my 1950 diesel lawn mower and it runs like a top.
 
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