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BMW i3 electric motor, Hyundai Tucson fuel cell selected for Ward’s 10 Best Engines 2015

Among the winning powerplants for the 2015 edition of Ward’s 10 Best Engines are the 127 kW electric motor in the BMW i3 EV and the 100-kW fuel cell in Hyundai’s Tucson FCV.

The other winners are:

  • 6.2L OHV V-8 (Chevrolet Corvette Stingray)

  • 6.2L Supercharged OHV V-8 (Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat)

  • 1.0L Turbocharged DOHC 3-cyl. (Ford Fiesta)

  • 1.5L Turbocharged DOHC 3-cyl. (Mini Cooper)

  • 3.0L Turbodiesel DOHC V-6 (Ram 1500 EcoDiesel)

  • 2.0L Turbocharged DOHC H-4 (Subaru WRX)

  • 1.8L Turbocharged DOHC 4-cyl. (Volkswagen Golf)

  • 2.0L Turbocharged DOHC 4-cyl. (Volvo S60)

Four of these—the Chevrolet V-8, Ford 3-cyl., Ram diesel and VW 4-cylinder—also won last year.

WardsAuto editors evaluated 37 all-new or improved powertrains before settling on the winners.


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