Ford EcoSport’s 1.0 litre EcoBoost wins ‘Best Engine under 1.0 litre’ award
The 1.0 litre EcoBoost engine is the most popular engine among the Ford engine family
The 1.0 litre EcoBoost engine under the hood of the Ford EcoSport compact SUV is a very popular engine among the American automaker’s engine family. The EcoBoost engine played a crucial role behind the success of the EcoSport. Now the 1.0 litre EcoBoost engine has been awarded the ‘Best Engine under 1.0 litre’ award at the International Engine of the Year Awards and that too, for the fifth year in a row.
The three cylinder 1.0 litre engine is known for being a well performing, fuel economic and easy going engine which ensures a smooth drive. In Indian market Ford Motors sells the EcoSport compact SUV with the 1.0 litre EcoBoost petrol engine under the hood in the trims like Trend+, Titanium+. In those trims the engine delivers an ARAI certified 18.9 kmpl of fuel efficiency. This engine is also a low car dioxide emitting unit, which makes it eligible for the award.
Earlier, in 2012 the 1.0 litre EcoBoost petrol engine won the ‘Best New Engine’ award, while later the unit won ‘Best Engine Overall’ award for three times, while the ‘Best Engine under 1.0 litre’ award for four times. The turbo charging technology makes this 1.0 litre engine capable to compete with the larger displacing 1.6 litre engine at ease.