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Old 08-01-2017, 01:54 AM   #71 (permalink)
It's all about Diesel
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Originally Posted by sidecar View Post
it means, as they went to the trouble to reconfigure what is essentially the Yaris 1500cc engine to Otto cycle necessary to reduce the starting load (there is no starter motor) I dont see them doing a diesel.
Indeed. Considering that a Diesel is usually harder to start, not just due to the higher compression and usually also a higher inertia due to heavier internal components, it usually also takes longer to reach the operating temperature.

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