The value of Diesel cars is set to Plummet
7th April 2017

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Diesel cars are set to plummet in value, after Government initiatives are wanting to reduce the UK’s air pollution. This drop could be as large as 40% – not good to news for those selling their motor.

According to average estimates, diesel cars could be dropping in value by around £3,000. This means most drivers won’t even be able to sell their cars. They’re also set to be smacked by a toxin charge which is being rolled out across the UK to tackle pollution. This pollution tax could be as much as £20 a day for driving in up to 35 towns across the UK.

Diesel Cars London

I feel bad for London drivers right now. (Image: Metro)

It doesn’t end there

Not only this, but Diesel cars will face increased parking cost and increased car tax rate. These new rules came in on April 1st – not a very good April fool’s joke really. You’ll be hit hardest if you’re a London driver, since mayor Sadiq Khan announced an additional charge. Diesel vehicles on entering Central London will have to pay a daily £12.50, with plans to expand this in 2019.

In short, if you’re a diesel driver then you’re in for a financial beating. It’s all for the greater good and the environment though, right?

Source: Express

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