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Is The Diesel Engine On Its Last Legs?

It is certainly common for car owners to buy new technologies and refinements of exhaust pipes from the aftermarket to add extra power, fuel economy and a different sound to their vehicles. There is a Magnaflow Y Pipe that can boost performance and the Magnaflow X Pipe and exhaust H pipe that use different methods to build power and fuel economy.

However, with the many rules being introduced to limit the emissions of exhaust systems, will diesel engines finally become obsolete? Consumers assume that this is so after the scandal that rocked Volkswagen. The cheating scandal erupted after it was found out that Volkswagen has used software to reduce emissions illegally. The VW Group decided to stop the sale of diesel motors from its VW, Audi and Porsche brands in the United States.

On the other hand, the scandal does not mean the death of diesel engines. First of all, diesel is widely used in commercial applications that include trucking, construction, shipping, farming, buses and many more. Diesel engines are used on a wide scale and there is still no alternative available in the market.

Even if Volkswagen has stopped the sale of diesel engines in the United States, there are  still many existing cars in America that run on diesel because of fuel efficiency and drivability. Even if VW is the largest seller of diesel cars in the United States, it is by no means the only one because there is still a small and significant presence of new diesel engines available today.

General Motors has a diesel model selection in five of its vehicles that include Chevrolet Cruze, Chevy Equinox, GMC Terrain Crossovers, Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-sized pickups. In the luxury side of Jaguar Land Rover European portfolio, there are several diesel models that include Jaguar XE, mid-size XF sedans and the F-Pace Crossover. It looks like the death of diesel engine is just an unfounded rumor.

On the other hand, if you want to improve fuel mileage, an effective way is to install a Magnaflow Y Pipe that can increase horsepower and improve exhaust flow. You can also expect lower exhaust gas temperature.