Over the last few years, fuel efficiency in a vehicle has become one of the main deciding factors people take into account when deciding what car to buy next. The price of second hand big engine cars, like the BMW 330 petrol and the large heavy Mercedes E-Class have all come down dramatically in price.
This was a result of the change in road tax bands introduced by the government in July 2008 where by your car’s road tax was based on the amount of CO2 emissions your car gives off. But probably the number one reason why the cost of these cars has come down has been the cost in fuel it takes to keep these tanks on the road. (more…)