1.0-liter Ford EcoBoost engine named Best International Small Engine of the Year

By Admin | Posted in Ford, Technology on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 at 7:28 pm
Ford 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder engine horsepower and fuel economy

Ford 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder engine horsepower and fuel economy

One of Ford’s best engines has just won a significant award. The Ford 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder engine’s horsepower and fuel economy ratings have helped it win an International Engine of the Year award.

EcoBoost 1.0-liter engine award wins

For the fifth year in a row, the 1.0-liter EcoBoost has taken home the award in the “Best Engine Under 1.0-Litre” category. The EcoBoost has won this award every year since the introduction of the engine in 2012. Recent years have seen a significant increase in competition in this particular segment. For 2016, 32 engines were competing in this category. This was 19 more than when the engine was first introduced.1.0-liter Ford EcoBoost engine

In addition to the engine dominating its class, the EcoBoost 1.0-liter has won the awards for “Best New Engine” in 2012 and overall “International Engine of the Year” in 2014.

Ford 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine availability

The 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine is currently offered on the 2016 Ford Fiesta and 2016 Ford Focus. On both car, the engine produces 123 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque. On the smaller Fiesta, fuel economy is estimated at 31 city/43 highway miles per gallon. These are some of the best numbers in the subcompact class. Choosing the larger Ford Focus does not substantially decrease the numbers. The compact checks in at 30 city/42 highway miles per gallon.

Read More: The Fiesta has been named one of KBB’s Coolest Cars of 2016

In addition to the 1.0-liter three-cylinder, Ford offers a variety of other EcoBoost engines across the company’s entire lineup. These smaller, turbocharged engines are able to provide Ford owners with an ideal combination of power and fuel economy. EcoBoost engines are not exclusive to Ford’s smaller models. Everything from the Mustang to the F-150, and even the new Ford GT supercar, offer EcoBoost engine options.

If you would like to test drive an EcoBoost-equipped Ford model and learn all about what these great engines have to offer, Akins Ford should be your first stop. Take a look at our selection to learn more.