5 best Car engines in the world 2018/2019
These are the 10 best engines in the world
Wards Auto has released its 24th annual 10 best engines list.
The top 10 includes traditional internal combustion as well as fuel cell, electric, and hybrid drive technology.
Mass-market brands and electric mobility dominate the list.
Wards Auto has released the latest edition of its annual list of best engines in the world. For 2018, the 10 winners are an eclectic bunch. There are 4-, 6-, and 8-cylinder engines, along with fuel cell, electric and hybrid drive units. This the 24th time Wards has conducted the competition to find the best engine in the world.
This year, mass-market automakers and electric mobility dominate the list. The only luxury brands to make the top 10 are Jaguar and Infiniti. Also, no German brands made the list.
“We’re happy to recognize great engines in luxury cars, but we’re thrilled to see so many high-volume automakers whose vehicles are more affordable for average Americans delivering truly outstanding powertrains,” WardsAuto senior content director Drew Winter said in a story announcing the winners. .
Here are the 5 winners for 2018 in alphabetical order.
1. Chevrolet Bolt
150-kW electric propulsion system
WardsAuto editors praised the Bolt’s drive unit for its 238-mile range, torquey power delivery, and thrilling acceleration.
2. Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
3.6-liter, Pentastar V6 with a plug-in hybrid drive system
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
“With most owners using their minivans to run errands and occasionally take a long-distance drive, we find the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid to be a stroke of genius,” Wards wrote.
3. Ford F-150
2.7-liter, Twin-Turbo EcoBoost V6
“Our staff was blown away by its vibration-free idle, its nearly imperceptible stop/start system and especially its tomb-like silence,” Wards said of the EcoBoost powered F-150. “We’ve been in luxury cars that aren’t this quiet.”
4. Ford Mustang GT
5.0 liter, DOHC V8
Ford new’s redesigned 5.0 liter V8 won praise for its surprisingly frugal fuel efficiency and its stunning performance.
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell
130-kW fuel cell with electric propulsion system
“Coupled with Acura-level driving dynamics and delightfully silent operation, this car is ready for prime time despite all the insanely complex things going on under the hood and floor,” the publication wrote. “We even chirped the tires in sport mode.”