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Diesel Watches Review – Are They Any Good?

Diesel Watches Review

Hey everyone, today I’ve put together a Diesel watches review where I’ll be taking a brief look at the history of the brand before featuring 5 of their most popular watches currently available.

Are start things off with the history of Diesel watches, follow by a look at the quality of their timepieces. To end things we’ll have a little look at 5 of their best watches to give you an idea of what’s available from the brand.

Brief Diesel Watches History

The Diesel brand has quite an interesting story behind it. The founder of Diesel, Renzo Ross began stitching jeans at the age of fifteen using his mother’s sewing machine to produce low-riding, bell bottomed jeans. He used to wear these himself and sell others to his friends.

In  1976 he began working for Moltex, a clothing manufacturer owned by Adriano Goldschmied. He worked here for two years before getting a loan from his father to buy a 40% holding in the company, this is when the company changed its name from Moltex to Diesel.

In 1985 Ross bought out the remaining interest in the company owned by Goldschmied for US$500,000 to become the sole owner of the company.

In the 2000s the Diesel company began to license its brand to other retail manufacturers in order to grow in other categories. They partnered with Marcolin to produce Diesel Eyewear, L’Oreal to produce fragrance, and Fossil to produce watches.

Are Diesel Watches Good?

So are Diesel watches any good? Well, the fact that Fossil actually produces the watches goes a way to show that they mean business. Fossil watches produces timepieces for a variety of popular designer brands including Adidas, Karl Lagerfeld, Michael Kors, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Burberry, DKNY, and Amani Exchange, just to name a few.

Fossil has been producing quality watches for years now. They’re known for using high quality parts and keeping watches affordable when need be. Diesel still supervises the production of their watches though.

Diesel watches are bold and powerful statement pieces designed to get noticed on your wrist. They’re well known for their large oversized watches, many of which feature in today’s list. These edgy eye-catching watches dare to be a little different whilst maintaining a luxury edge to their design.

The majority of Diesel watches are fairly affordable and offer good value for money compared to other similar designer fashion brands. They stand out from the rest of the crowd with their huge statement piece watches which is something I also appreciate. All in all, I’d say Diesel watches are definitely more than good.

5 Best Diesel Watches For Men

Below I’ve put together a little list of 5 of the most popular Diesel watches for men currently available. These are some of the best selling watches for the brand which primarily consists of oversized watches.

If you have any questions about any of the watches featured below just leave a comment at the bottom and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can. For now, enjoy today’s list.

1. Diesel Men’s Mega Chief Chronograph Watch

Diesel DZ4282Click here for the latest reviews, ratings, and PRICES on Amazon or Watch Shop

First up in today’s list of the top Diesel watches for men is this beautiful oversized timepiece. This is ideal if you like all black, men’s watches. The Mega Chief collection features these large watches that are bound to get noticed on your wrist, this model has a 51mm casing diameter.

Powering this Diesel watch is a Japanese made quartz chronograph movement to give you both reliable and accurate timekeeping. It also has a 100m water resistance rating which is often plenty for most people’s needs.

You can read my full Diesel Mega Chief review here soon.


2. Men’s Diesel Double Down Watch

Diesel DZ1437Click here for the latest reviews, ratings, and PRICES on Amazon or Watch Shop

 Next up we have another popular Diesel all black watch. this model makes use of contrasting white hands to make them stand out against the black background, making them easier to read. The 44mm stainless steel casing is finished with a black ion-plating and is paired up with a comfortable plastic/resin strap.

Just like the previous Diesel watch, this model also makes use of a Japanese quartz movement for accurate timekeeping. It features a smaller 50m water resistance rating though, so it’s worth keeping that in mind.

You can read my full Double Down Diesel watch review here soon.


3. Diesel Men’s Daddy 2.0 Chronograph Watch

Diesel DZ7314Click here for the latest reviews, ratings, and PRICES on Amazon or Watch Shop

 This is an absolutely huge Diesel watch with a casing diameter of 57mm and a thickness of 15mm. That makes it one of the largest watches ever featured on this site so if you like big watches, this could be perfect for you.

This stunning Diesel watch features quite a lot going on within its extra large dial, all of which is powered by a Japanese quartz movement. The only thing that lets this watch down a little in my opinion is the 30m water resistance rating.

You can read my full Daddy 2.0 Diesel watches review here once it’s complete


4. Diesel Men’s Armbar Watch Vibrant Red

Diesel DZ1820Click here for the latest reviews, ratings, and PRICES on Amazon or Watch Shop

 Moving away from Diesel’s oversized watches for a second is this vibrant and fun red silicone timepiece that’s perfect for summer. This Diesel Armbar watch reminds me of the colourful range of Ice watches that I featured a few weeks back.

This men’s Diesel watch is powered by a Japanese quartz movement, this gives you accurate and reliable timekeeping. It also features a 100m water resistance rating which is pretty good to see.

You can read my full Armbar Diesel watch review here soon.


5. Men’s Diesel Overflow Chronograph Watch

Diesel DZ4297Click here for the latest reviews, ratings, and PRICES on Amazon or Watch Shop

 For number 5 we’re back to Diesel’s oversized watches with this ‘Overflow’ timepiece. This gents watch features a large 49mm PVD rose gold plated stainless steel casing with a thickness of 13mm. It’s been paired up nicely with a soft genuine leather strap that fastens with a buckle style clasp.

This is another quartz Diesel watch that gives you accurate and reliable timekeeping. Like the previous watch, it also has a 100m water resistance rating which should come in useful.

You can read my full Diesel Overflow watch review here once it’s ready.



I hope you enjoyed today’s little Diesel watches review. My personal favourite has to be the first all black watch, I’m quite a fan of this style of design myself. What was your favourite model featured today? Comment below and let us know.


One thought on “Diesel Watches Review – Are They Any Good?”

  1. Your Diesel watches review could do with featuring more of their high end timepieces. I appreciate you’ve tried to show off their affordable lines, but some of us still want to see which expensive Diesel watches are the best out there.

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