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You can now drive your Dacia 620 miles non-stop

LPG makes world's most worthy, cheap-to-run cars even worthier and cheaper to run

Published: 12 Feb 2020

In the most sensible piece of news you’ll read this week – quite possibly this decade – Dacia is now offering its entire range with LPG, ‘Bi-Fuel’ power.

It’s done so overseas for years, but it’ll now scallop out the spare wheel of your Sandero, Logan or Duster and fill it with a gas tank in Britain, too. That complements a regular petrol engine and tank, so you won’t need to alter your life much at all to gain the benefits of going LPG.

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And those benefits are numerous. Presuming you don’t get a flat tyre. Emissions drop by 10 per cent, fuel savings are estimated at around £600 a year and, with both petrol and LPG tanks full, you can apparently drive up to 620 miles between stops. Presuming you can go that long without a wee.

It’s only a few hundred quid separating the price of regular and ‘Bi-Fuel’ Dacias, you get an extra 7lb ft of torque in LPG mode (we can see you’re impressed) and luggage space is completely untouched.

So, a bunch of cars whose entire premise is being cheap and prosaic just got cheaper and prosaic-er. Where do we sign?

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