Top 10 Smallest Engines in 2016

The carmakers are increasingly improving by downward the engine capacity to ensure emission regulations and tax policies in many markets.

With emissions regulations worldwide more and more stringent, many cars company have been adjusted to improve fuel economy and also maintaining performance. One of these actions is the reduction of engine capacity.  Today, there are a lot of under 1.6L volume engine. Here are 10 of the smallest capacity engine using.

1. Smart 0.9L Turbocharged Three Cylinder


Smart Fortwo is one of the smallest cars today with a length of about 2.7 meters and 1.6 meters in width. Under the hood is a 0.9-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine providing 89 hp and maximum torque of 135 Nm. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km/h is 10.1 seconds. When equipped with a 5-speed manual transmission, fuel consumption is 7.3 liters / 100 km in the city and 6 liters / 100 km on the highway.

2. Ford 1.0L Three-Cylinder EcoBoost


Ford three-cylinder engine equips on many models such as Focus or Fiesta. With the capacity of 123 hp and torque of 169 Nm, when combined with manual transmission, fuel consumption is 7.8 liters/ 100 km in city and 5.6 liters/ 100 km on the highway.

3. Mitsubishi 1.2L Three Cylinder


Found in the Mitsubishi Mirage, three-cylinder engine, 1.2L capacity from the Japanese carmaker helps small cars consume less fuel: 6.3liters/100km in the city and 5.3 liters/100km on the highway. These are impressive figures can compare with the hybrids. But the engine’s providing only 74 hp and 100 Nm of torque.

4. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles 1.4L MultiAir Turbo Four Cylinder


Used in various Fiat models such as the Fiat 500, or FCA. 1.4-liter MultiAir turbocharged four-cylinder engine could produce 135 hp and maximum torque 203 Nm. Fuel consumption with 8.4 liters/ 100 km and 6.9 liters in the city / 100 km on the highway.

5. General Motors 1.4L Four-Cylinder Turbo Ecotec


GM put a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder Ecotec engine in the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze. The engine can produce 153 hp power and maximum torque of 239 Nm.  When paired 6-speed manual transmission, fuel consumption on the highway is 5.8 liters/ 100 km according to GM.

6. General Motors 1.4L Four-Cylinder Naturally Aspirated Ecotec


The naturally aspirated version of the 1.4-liter four-cylinder Ecotec engine found in the Chevrolet Spark. When paired with CVT transmission, fuel consumption is 7.8 liters/100 km in the city and 5.7 liters/100km on the highway. However, the engine capacity is only 98 hp and maximum torque of 127 Nm.

7. Volkswagen 1.4L Turbocharged Four Cylinder


Late 2015, Volkswagen introduced the EA211 four-cylinder engine; increases the ability to 1.4L in traditional Jetta model. The engine can produce 150 hp, torque of 249 Nm. Fuel consumption is 8.4liters/100km in the city and 7.3 liters/100km on a highway.

8. MINI 1.5L Turbocharged Three Cylinder


One of the best ten engines in 2015 voted by WardsAuto, the MINI 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder mill borrows BMW’s TwinPower Turbo Technology. With 134 hp and 219 Nm of torque, MINI Cooper consumes 8.4liters/100km in the city and 7.3liters/100km on the highway when combined with a six-speed manual transmission.

9. Honda 1.5L Turbocharged Four Cylinder


The 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder generate 174 hp and 219 Nm of torque. This engine equips on 2016 Honda Civic. When paired with CTV transmission, it consumes 7.5liters/100km in the city and 5.6liters/100km on the highway.

10. Toyota 1.5L Naturally Aspirated Four Cylinder


Found in the Toyota Yaris, the 1.5-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine produces 106 hp and 139 Nm of torque. Its consumption is 7.8liters/100km in the city and 6.3liters/100km on the highway.

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