By the time Nissan actually rolled this truck out I would imagine it would be 2010 or later and there are bills out there that require 35mpg. So your savings would be significantly higher. The EPA is really coming down hard on diesels. California is ruining everything.Riverratt said:Great analysis!
For the average 15K per year guy:
13MPG @ $2.60 per gallon = $20,000 per 100K miles
20MPG @ $3.10 per gallon = $15,500 per 100K miles
Diesel MPG savings = $4500.00 per 100K miles or $675.00 per year for 6.67 years.
Hard to justify in a 1/2 ton truck for the average guy.