Why are diesel engines used for pulling large vehicles?



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    This is just a guess, but it might have something to do with fuel economy. Diesel engines tend to get better mpgs than gas engines; a gallon of diesel goes farther than a gallon of gas, and diesel engines tend to have less wasted fuel then gas engines. For larger vehicles like trucks that are driven a lot over long distances, this can go a long way towards lessening fuel costs.

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    Diesel engines have better torque characterestics than petrol cars that use gasoline, so they can take heavier loads at lower speeds which makes them ideal for pulling.  Diesel engines also lack an ignition system which makes them more reliable.

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