Diesel powered Motorhomes and tow vehicles initially cost more than gas powered vehicles.
The maintenance cost for diesel engines is higher than on gas engines (service costs more, parts cost more).
Unless you are comfortable working on diesel engines, there is not a lot of do it yourself maintenance that you can perform (you might be able to replace the air filter).
Even though Diesel Fuel used to be less expensive than Gasoline, the price has recently risen above gasoline prices and depending on how high the price of diesel goes, it could eventually nullify the increased fuel mileage that diesel gives you.
Neglecting the routine maintenance on a Diesel engine can result in some very costly repairs.
Hopefully, the above information will be helpful in steering you in the right direction. If you have decided that a diesel engine is the right type of engine for you, you should now head over to the Buying a RV section of this web site to get some more helpful hints. One thing is for sure you will never regret becoming an RVer regardless of the type of engine you choose.
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