Ward's 10 Best Engines

Ward's 10 Best Engines

Wards 10 "Best" Engines is a yearly rundown of the ten "best" vehicle motors accessible in the U.S. showcase, that are chosen by Ward's AutoWorld magazine. The rundown was begun in 1994 for Model Year 1995, and has been drawn each year from that point forward, distributed toward the finish of the former year. 

Motors must be accessible in customary creation vehicles at a bargain in the U.S. advertise no later than the main quarter of the year. Qualification has additionally been founded on accessibility in a vehicle beneath a base cost limit, which expanded dynamically from US$50,000 for the 1995 rundown up to US$65,000 for the 2020 rundown; this breaking point was wiped out for future rivalries following the declaration of the 2020 winners.[1] During a 2-month testing period, Wards editors assess every motor as indicated by various target and abstract measures in ordinary driving circumstances – there is no instrumented testing. The choice considers force and torque yield, clamor, vibration and brutality (NVH) levels, specialized importance, and fundamental relative numbers. Every motor contends with all others. 

For the 2020 rivalry, the name will be changed to Wards 10 Best Engines and Propulsion Systems.[2]

Results[edit]

  Engine was also listed at least once in the International Engine of the Year awards
Wards 10 Best Engines (in alphabetic order)
AutomakerEngine
Displacement
Engine
Configuration
Engine DetailAutomobile (credited)
2020[3]
BMW3.0 LStraight-six engineBMW B58 Turbocharged DOHCBMW M340i
Chrysler3.6 LV6 enginePentastar DOHC Mild Hybrid eTorqueRam 1500
Daimler3.0 LStraight-six engineTurbocharged DOHC Mild HybridMercedes-Benz GLE450
Ford2.3 LStraight-four engine2.3L Ecoboost Turbocharged DOHCFord Mustang EcoBoost HPP
General Motors3.0 LStraight-six engineDOHC turbocharged dieselGMC Sierra
General Motors6.2 LV8 engineLT2Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Honda2.0 LStraight-four engineLFA1 DOHCHonda Accord Hybrid
HyundaiBattery electricElectric Motor150 kW (200 hp) permanent magnet motorHyundai Kona
Hyundai1.6 LStraight-four engineDOHC TurboHyundai Sonata
Nissan2.0 LStraight-four engineDOHC Variable Compression TurboNissan Altima
2019[4]
BMW3.0 LStraight-six engineBMW B58 Turbocharged DOHCBMW X5
Chrysler3.6 LV6 enginePentastar DOHC mild hybrid eTorqueRam 1500
Ford5.0 LV8 engineCoyote DOHC naturally aspirated fuel injectionFord Mustang GT/Bullitt
Ford3.0 LV6 enginePower Stroke DOHC turbocharged dieselFord F-150
General Motors6.2 LV8 engineL87Chevrolet Sliverado
Honda2.0 LStraight-four engineLFA1 DOHCHonda Accord Hybrid
HyundaiFuel cell electricElectric Motor120 kW permanent magnet motorHyundai Nexo
HyundaiBattery electricElectric Motor150 kW (200 hp) permanent magnet motorHyundai Kona
Nissan2.0 LStraight-four engineDOHC Variable Compression TurboInfiniti QX50
Toyota2.0 LStraight-four engineM20A-FXS DOHC naturally aspiratedLexus UX250h
2018[5]
ChevroletBattery electricElectric Motor150 kW (200 hp) permanent magnet motorChevrolet Bolt EV
Chrysler3.6 LV6 engine/Electric MotorPentastar DOHC and twin electric motorChrysler Pacifica Plug-In Hybrid
Ford2.7 LV6 engineEcoBoost DOHC turbocharged direct injectionFord F-150
Ford5.0 LV8 engineCoyote DOHC naturally aspirated fuel injectionFord Mustang GT
Honda2.0 LStraight-four engineK20C1 DOHC turbocharged direct injectionHonda Civic Type R
HondaFuel cell electricElectric Motor103 kW (138 hp) permanent magnet motorHonda Clarity Fuel Cell
Nissan3.0 LV6 engineVR30DDTT DOHC Twin-turboInfiniti Q50
Jaguar2.0 LStraight-four engineIngenium AJ200 DOHC turbochargedJaguar XF
Hyundai3.3 LV6 engineLambda II DOHC Twin-turboKia Stinger
Toyota2.5 LStraight-four engineA25A-FXS DOHC naturally aspiratedToyota Camry Hybrid
2017[6]
BMW3.0 LStraight-six engineBMW B58 Turbocharged DOHCBMW M240i
General Motors1.5 LStraight-four engine/Electric motorGM L3A DOHC/Voltec electric driveChevrolet Volt
Chrysler3.6 LV6 engine/Electric MotorPentastar DOHC and twin electric motorChrysler Pacifica Plug-In Hybrid
Ford2.3 LStraight-four engine2.3L Ecoboost Turbocharged DOHCFord Focus RS
Honda2.0 LStraight-four engine/Electric motorK24W/120-kW Electric MotorHonda Accord Plug-In Hybrid
Hyundai1.4 LStraight-four engineDOHC turbocharged gasoline direct injectionHyundai Elantra Eco
Nissan3.0 LV6 engineVR30DDTTInfiniti Q60
Mazda2.5 LStraight-four engineTurbocharged DOHCMazda CX-9
Mercedes-Benz2.0 LStraight-four engineTurbocharged DOHCMercedes C300
Volvo2.0 LStraight-four engineTwinchargedVolvo S60 Polestar
2016[7]
BMW3.0 LStraight-six engineBMW B58 Turbocharged DOHCBMW 340i
Chrysler3.0 LV6 engineVM Motori L630 DOHC Turbocharged dieselRam 1500 EcoDiesel
Ford5.2 LV8 engine5.2L "Voodoo" Modular engine DOHCShelby GT350
General Motors3.6 LV6 engineGM LGX "High Feature" DOHCChevrolet CamaroCadillac ATS
General Motors1.5 LStraight-four engine/Electric motorGM L3A DOHC/Voltec electric driveChevrolet Volt
Hyundai2.0 LStraight-four engine/Plug-in hybridHyundai G4KD "Theta II" 2.0L/38-kW electric motorHyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid PHEV
Nissan3.5 LV6 engineVQ35DE DOHCNissan Maxima
Subaru2.0 LFlat-four engineFA20F DOHC TurbochargedSubaru WRX
Toyota1.8 LStraight-four engine/Electric motor2ZR-FXE DOHC/53-kW electric motorToyota Prius
Volvo2.0 LStraight-four engineVEP4 T6 DOHCVolvo XC90
2015[8]
BMWBattery-electricSynchronous motorBMW 127 kW (170 BHP, 172 PS) synchronous electric motorBMW i3
BMW1.5 L (91.5 In³)Inline-three engineBMW B38 DOHC Turbocharged gasoline direct injectionMini Cooper
Chrysler6.2 L (378.35 In³)V8 engineHellcat OHV SuperchargedDodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
Chrysler3.0 L (183 In³)V6 engineVM Motori L630 DOHC Turbocharged dieselRam 1500 EcoDiesel
Ford1.0 L (61 In³)Inline-three engine1.0L EcoBoost DOHC Ti-VCT TurbochargedFord Fiesta
General Motors6.2 L (378 In³)V8 engineLT1 (Generation V) OHV gasoline direct injectionChevrolet Corvette Stingray
Hyundai MotorHydrogen Fuel CellSynchronous motor100 kW (134 hp) synchronous motorHyundai Tucson FCV
Subaru (Fuji Heavy Industries)2.0 L (122 In³)Flat-four engineFA20F DOHC Turbocharged gasoline direct injectionSubaru WRX
Volkswagen1.8 L (109.8 In³)Inline-four engineEA888 DOHC Turbocharged Fuel Stratified InjectionValveliftVolkswagen Golf
Volvo2.0 L (122 In³)Inline-four engineVEP4 DOHC TurbochargedVolvo S60 T5 FWD Drive-E
2014[9]
Audi (Volkswagen Group)3.0 L (183 In³)V6 engineV6 DOHC Supercharged Fuel Stratified InjectionAudi S5
BMW3.0 L (183 In³)Straight-six engineBMW N57 DOHC Turbocharged dieselBMW 535d
Chrysler3.0 L (183 In³)V6 engineVM Motori L630 DOHC Turbocharged dieselRam 1500 EcoDiesel
FiatElectricSynchronous motor83 kW (111 hp) synchronous motorFiat 500e
Ford1.0 L (61 In³)Inline-three engine1.0L EcoBoost DOHC Ti-VCT TurbochargedFord Fiesta
General Motors2.0 L (122 In³)Inline-four engineGM Family B LUZ DOHC Turbocharged dieselChevrolet Cruze Diesel
General Motors6.2 L (378 In³)V8 engineLT1 (Generation V) OHV gasoline direct injectionChevrolet Corvette Stingray
Honda3.5 L (213.5 In³)V6 engineEarth Dreams SOHC VTECHonda Accord V6
Porsche (Volkswagen Group)2.7 L (164.7 In³)Flat-six engineDOHC gasoline direct injectionPorsche Cayman
Volkswagen1.8 L (109.8 In³)Inline-four engineEA888 DOHC Turbocharged Fuel Stratified InjectionValveliftVolkswagen Jetta
2013[10]
Audi (Volkswagen Group)3.0 L (183 In³)V6 engineV6 DOHC Supercharged Fuel Stratified InjectionAudi S5
BMW3.0 L (183In³)Straight-six engineBMW N55 DOHC TurbochargedBMW 135is
BMW2.0 L (122 In³)Inline-four engineBMW N20 DOHC gasoline direct injectionTurbochargedBMW 328i
Chrysler3.6 L (219.6 In³)V6 enginePentastar V6 DOHC VVT naturally aspiratedRam 1500
Ford2.0 L (122 In³)Inline-four engine2.0L EcoBoost DOHC Ti-VCT gasoline direct injectionTurbochargedFord Focus ST/Ford Taurus
Ford5.8 L (355 In³)V8 engineTrinity DOHC SuperchargedShelby GT500
General Motors2.0 L (122 In³)Inline-four engineEcotec Gen 3 LTG DOHC gasoline direct injectionTurbochargedCadillac ATS
Honda2.4 L (146.5 In³)Inline-four engineEarth Dreams DOHC i-VTEC gasoline direct injectionHonda Accord Sport
Honda3.5 L (213.5 In³)V6 engineEarth Dreams SOHC VTECHonda Accord V6
Subaru (Fuji Heavy Industries)2.0 L (122 In³)Flat-four engineFA20D DOHC AVCS D4-S direct and port injectionSubaru BRZ
2012[11]
Audi (Volkswagen Group)3.0 L (183 In³)V6 engineV6 DOHC Supercharged Fuel Stratified InjectionAudi A6
BMW3.0 L (183 In³)Straight-six engineBMW N55 DOHC TurbochargedBMW 335i coupe
BMW2.0 L (122 In³)Inline-four engineBMW N20 DOHC gasoline direct injectionTurbochargedBMW Z4 sDrive 28i
Chrysler3.6 L (219.6 In³)V6 enginePentastar V6 DOHC VVT naturally aspiratedChrysler 300S
Ford2.0 L (122 In³)Inline-four engine2.0L EcoBoost DOHC Ti-VCT gasoline direct injectionTurbochargedFord Edge
Ford5.0 L (302 In³)V8 engineCoyote50 DOHC Ti-VCTFord Mustang Boss 302
General Motors2.0 L (122 In³)Inline-four engineEcotec Gen 2 LHU DOHC gasoline direct injectionTurbochargedBuick Regal GS
Hyundai Motor1.6 L (97.6 In³)Inline-four engineGamma DOHC gasoline direct injectionHyundai Accent
Mazda2.0 L (122 In³)Inline-four engineSkyActiv DOHC gasoline direct injectionMazda3
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.5 L (213.5 In³)V6 engineVQ 3.5L HEV DOHC electric HybridInfiniti M35h
2011[12][13]
Audi (Volkswagen Group)3.0 L (183 In³)V6 engineV6 DOHC Supercharged Fuel Stratified InjectionAudi S4
BMW3.0 L (183 In³)Straight-six engineBMW N55 DOHC TurbochargedBMW 335i sedan
BMW1.6 L (97.6 In³)Inline-four enginePrince DOHC TurbochargedMini Cooper S
Chrysler3.6 L (213.5 In³)V6 enginePentastar V6 DOHC VVT naturally aspiratedDodge Avenger
Ford5.0 L (302 In³)V8 engineCoyote50 DOHC Ti-VCTFord Mustang GT
General Motors1.4 L (85.4 In³)Inline-four engineTwinPort DOHC electric HybridChevrolet Volt
Hyundai Motor5.0 L (305 In³)V8 engineTau CVVT DOHCHyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)ElectricSynchronous motor80 kW (110 hp) synchronous motorNissan Leaf
Volkswagen2.0 L (122 In³)Inline-four engineTDI CR DOHC Turbocharged diesel (Vacated[14])Volkswagen Jetta TDI
Volvo3.0 L (183 In³)Straight-six engineT6 DOHC TurbochargedVolvo S60 T6
2010[15]
Audi (Volkswagen Group)2.0 L (122 In³)Inline-four engineEA888 DOHC Turbocharged Fuel Stratified InjectionValveliftAudi A4
Audi (Volkswagen Group)3.0 L (183 In³)V6 engineV6 DOHC Supercharged Fuel Stratified InjectionAudi S4
BMW3.0 L (183 In³)Straight-six engineBMW M57 DOHC Twin-turbocharged dieselBMW 335d sedan
Ford2.5 L (152.5 In³)Inline-four engineDuratec 25 DOHC HybridFord Fusion Hybrid
Ford3.5 L (213.5 In³)V6 engineEcoBoost V6 DOHC gasoline direct injection Twin-turbochargedFord Taurus SHO
General Motors2.4 L (146.5 In³)Inline-four engineLAF EcoTec DOHCChevrolet Equinox
Hyundai Motor4.6 L (280.7 In³)V8 engineTau CVVT DOHCHyundai Genesis
Subaru (Fuji Heavy Industries)2.5 L (152.5 In³)Flat-four engineEJ255 DOHC TurbochargedSubaru Legacy GT
Toyota1.8 L (110 In³)Inline-four engine2ZR-FXE Dual VVT-i DOHC Hybrid Synergy DriveToyota Prius
Volkswagen2.0 L (122 In³)Inline-four engineTDI CR DOHC Turbocharged diesel (Vacated[14])Volkswagen Jetta TDI SportWagen
2009[16]
Audi (Volkswagen Group)2.0 LInline-four engineEA888 DOHC Turbocharged Fuel Stratified InjectionValveliftAudi A4 Avant
BMW3.0 LStraight-six engineN54B30 DOHC Twin-turbochargedBMW 135i coupe
BMW3.0 LStraight-six engineBMW M57 DOHC Twin-turbocharged dieselBMW 335d sedan
Chrysler5.7 LV8 engineHemi OHVDodge Ram/Dodge Challenger R/T
Ford2.5 LInline-four engineDuratec 25 DOHC HybridFord Escape Hybrid
General Motors3.6 LV6 engineDirect Injection High-Feature DOHCCadillac CTS
Honda3.5 LV6 engineJ35 SOHCHonda Accord Coupe
Hyundai Motor4.6 LV8 engineTau CVVT DOHCHyundai Genesis
Toyota3.5 LV6 engine2GR-FSE DOHCLexus IS350
Volkswagen2.0 LInline-four engineTDI CR DOHC Turbocharged diesel (Vacated[14])Volkswagen Jetta TDI
2008[17]
Audi (Volkswagen Group)2.0 LInline-four engineEA827/EA113 DOHC Turbocharged Fuel Stratified InjectionAudi A3
BMW3.0 LStraight-six engineN54B30 DOHC Twin-turbochargedBMW 335i coupe
Mercedes-Benz3.0 LV6 engineOM642 Bluetec DOHC TurbodieselMercedes E320 CDI
Ford4.6 LV8 engineModular 3V SOHCFord Mustang Shelby GT/Bullitt
General Motors3.6 LV6 engineDirect Injection High-Feature DOHCCadillac CTS
General Motors6.0 LV8 engineVortec OHV HybridGMC Yukon Hybrid
Honda3.5 LV6 engineJ35 SOHCHonda Accord Coupe
Mazda2.3 LInline-four engineMZR DISI DOHC TurbochargedMazdaspeed3
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.7 LV6 engineVQ37VHR DOHCInfiniti G37
Toyota3.5 LV6 engine2GR-FSE DOHCLexus IS350
2007[18]
Audi (Volkswagen Group)2.0 LInline-four engineEA827/EA113 DOHC Turbocharged Fuel Stratified InjectionAudi A3
BMW3.0 LStraight-six engineN52B30 DOHCBMW Z4 3.0si
BMW3.0 LStraight-six engineN54B30 DOHC Twin-turbochargedBMW 335i
Mercedes-Benz3.0 LV6 engineOM642 Bluetec DOHC TurbodieselMercedes E320 CDI
Chrysler5.7 LV8 engineHemi Magnum OHVChrysler 300C
Ford4.6 LV8 engineModular 3V SOHCFord Mustang Shelby GT
Ford3.5 LV6 engineDuratec 35 DOHCLincoln MKX
Mazda2.3 LInline-four engineMZR DISI DOHC TurbochargedMazdaspeed3
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.5 LV6 engineVQ35HR DOHCInfiniti G35
Toyota3.5 LV6 engine2GR-FSE DOHCLexus IS350
2006[19]
Audi (Volkswagen Group)2.0 LInline-four engineEA827/EA113 DOHC Turbocharged Fuel Stratified InjectionAudi A3
Audi (Volkswagen Group)4.2 LV8 engine079.D 32V DOHC Fuel Stratified InjectionAudi S4
BMW3.0 LStraight-six engineN52B30 DOHCBMW 330i
Chrysler5.7 LV8 engineHemi Magnum OHVDodge Charger R/T
Ford4.6 LV8 engineModular 3V SOHCFord Mustang GT
General Motors2 LInline-four engineEcotec LSJ DOHC SuperchargedChevrolet Cobalt SS
General Motors2.8 LV6 engineHigh-Feature DOHC TurbochargedSaab 9-3 Aero
Mazda2.3 LInline-four engineMZR DISI DOHC TurbochargedMazdaspeed6
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.5 LV6 engineVQ35DE DOHCInfiniti G35 (6-spd MT)
Toyota3.5 LV6 engine2GR-FSE DOHCLexus IS350
2005[20]
Audi (Volkswagen Group)3.2 LV6 engineFuel Stratified Injection DOHCAudi A6 3.2 Quattro
Audi (Volkswagen Group)4.2 LV8 engine079 40V DOHCAudi S4 Avant
Chrysler5.7 LV8 engineHemi OHVChrysler 300C (RWD)
Mercedes-Benz3.2 LStraight-six engineOM648 DOHC TurbodieselMercedes-Benz E320 CDI
Ford4.6 LV8 engineModular 3V SOHCFord Mustang GT
General Motors4.2 LStraight-six engineAtlas LL8 DOHCChevrolet TrailBlazer
Honda/Acura3.5 LV6 engineJ35 SOHCAcura RL
Honda3.0 LV6 engineJ30 SOHC IMA HybridHonda Accord Hybrid
Mazda1.3 LWankel engineRenesisMazda RX-8
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.5 LV6 engineVQ35DE DOHCInfiniti G35 Coupe (6-spd MT)
2004[21]
Audi (Volkswagen Group)4.2 LV8 engine079 40V DOHCAudi S4
BMW3.2 LStraight-six engineS54 DOHCBMW M3
Chrysler5.7 LV8 engineHemi OHVDodge Ram 1500
Cummins5.9 LStraight-six engineISB 600 OHV turbodieselDodge Ram HD
General Motors4.2 LStraight-six engineAtlas LL8 DOHCGMC Envoy 4WD
Honda3.0 LV6 engineJ30 SOHCHonda Accord Coupe (6-spd MT)
Mazda1.3 LWankel engineRenesisMazda RX-8
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.5 LV6 engineVQ35DE DOHCInfiniti G35 Sedan
Subaru (Fuji Heavy Industries)2.5 LFlat-four engineEJ257 DOHC TurbochargedSubaru Impreza WRX STi
Toyota1.5 LInline-four engine1NZ-FXE DOHC Hybrid Synergy DriveToyota Prius
2003[22]
BMW3.0 LStraight-six engineM54 DOHCBMW 330 Ci
BMW3.2 LStraight-six engineS54 DOHCBMW M3
Chrysler5.7 LV8 engineHemi OHVDodge Ram HD
Ford6.0 LV8 enginePower Stroke OHV turbodieselFord F-Series HD
General Motors4.2 LStraight-six engineAtlas LL8 DOHCGMC Envoy 4WD
Honda2.0 LInline-four engineK20A2 DOHCAcura RSX Type-S
Honda3.0 LV6 engineJ30 SOHCHonda Accord
BMW MINI1.6 LInline-four engineTritec SOHC SuperchargedMini Cooper S
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.5 LV6 engineVQ35DE DOHCInfiniti G35 Coupe
Volkswagen Group1.8 LInline-four engineEA827/EA113 20valve Turbo DOHC TurbochargedVolkswagen GTI MK4
2002[23]
BMW3.0 LStraight-six engineM54 DOHCBMW 330 Ci
BMW3.2 LStraight-six engineS54 DOHCBMW M3
DaimlerChrysler5.0 LV8 engineM113 E50 SOHCMercedes-Benz ML500
Ford5.4 LV8 engineModular SOHCFord F-150 SuperCrew
General Motors4.2 LStraight-six engineAtlas LL8 DOHCGMC Envoy 4WD
Isuzu (General Motors)6.6 LV8 engineDuramax LB7 OHV turbodieselChevrolet Silverado HD
Honda2.0 LInline-four engineK20A2 DOHCAcura RSX Type-S
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.5 LV6 engineVQ35DE DOHCNissan Altima
Porsche2.7 LFlat-six engineM96.22 DOHCPorsche Boxster
Volkswagen Group1.8 LInline-four engineEA827/EA113 20valve Turbo DOHC TurbochargedVolkswagen Jetta
2001[24]
Audi (Volkswagen Group)1.8 LInline-four engineEA827/EA113 20valve Turbo DOHC TurbochargedAudi A4
Audi (Volkswagen Group)2.7 LV6 engine'biturbo' DOHCAudi allroad quattro
BMW3.0 LStraight-six engineM54 DOHCBMW 530i
DaimlerChrysler3.2 LV6 engineM112 E32 SOHCMercedes-Benz C320
Ford5.4 LV8 engineTriton SOHCFord F-150 Harley Davidson Edition
Isuzu (General Motors)6.6 LV8 engineDuramax LB7 OHV turbodieselGMC Sierra HD
Honda2.0 LInline-four engineF20C DOHCHonda S2000
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.0 LV6 engineVQ30DE DOHCNissan Maxima
Porsche2.7 LFlat-six engineM96.22 DOHCPorsche Boxster
Toyota1.5 LInline-four engine1NZ-FXE DOHC Toyota Hybrid SystemToyota Prius
2000[25]
Audi (Volkswagen Group)2.7 LV6 engine'biturbo' DOHC
BMW3.2 LStraight-six engineS52 DOHC
DaimlerChrysler3.2 LV6M112 E32 SOHC
Ford/Jaguar3.9 LV8 engineAJ30 DOHCLincoln LS
Ford5.4 LV8 engineTriton SOHC
General Motors3.5 LV6 engineLX5 DOHCOldsmobile Intrigue
Honda2.0 LInline-four engineF20C DOHCHonda S2000
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.0 LV6 engineVQ30DE DOHC
Porsche3.2 LFlat-six engineM96.21 DOHCPorsche Boxster S
Toyota4.0 LV8 engine1UZ-FE DOHC
1999[citation needed]
BMW2.8 LStraight-six engineM52 DOHC
BMW3.2 LStraight-six engineS52 DOHC
Chrysler4.7 LV8 enginePowerTech SOHC
Ford2.5 LV6 engineDuratec SVT DOHCFord Contour SVT
Ford5.4 LV8 engineTriton SOHC
General Motors3.5 LV6 engineLX5 DOHCOldsmobile Intrigue
General Motors5.7 LV8 engineLS1 OHV
Mercedes-Benz3.2 LV6 engineM112 E32 SOHC
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.0 LV6 engineVQ30DE DOHC
Toyota4.0 LV8 engine1UZ-FE DOHC
1998[citation needed]
BMW2.5 LStraight-six engineM52 DOHC
BMW3.2 LStraight-six engineS52 DOHC
Ford2.5 LV6 engineDuratec SVT DOHCFord Contour SVT
Ford5.4 LV8 engineTriton SOHC
General Motors5.7 LV8 engineLS1 OHV
Mazda2.3 LV6 engineKJ-ZEM DOHC Miller cycle SuperchargedMazda Millenia
Mercedes-Benz3.2 LV6 engineM112 E32 SOHC
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.0 LV6 engineVQ30DE DOHC
Toyota4.0 LV8 engine1UZ-FE DOHC
Volkswagen Group1.8 LInline-four engineEA827/EA113 20valve Turbo DOHC Turbocharged
1997[citation needed]
Audi (Volkswagen Group)1.8 LInline-four engineEA827/EA113 20valve Turbo DOHC Turbocharged
BMW3.2 LStraight-six engineS52 DOHC
BMW4.4 LV8 engineBMW M62 DOHC
Ford4.6 LV8 engineModular DOHC
Ford5.4 LV8 engineTriton SOHC
General Motors3.8 LV6 engine3800 Series II
General Motors4.6 LV8 engineNorthstar DOHC
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.0 LV6 engineVQ30DE DOHC
Mazda2.3 LV6 engineKJ-ZEM DOHC Miller cycle SuperchargedMazda Millenia
Volkswagen Group1.9 LInline-four enginePD TDI
1996[26]
BMW4.4 LV8 engineM62 DOHC
BMW3.2 LStraight-six engineS50 DOHC
Ford4.6 LV8 engineModular DOHC
General Motors3.8 LV6 engine3800 Series II
General Motors4.6 LV8 engineNorthstar DOHC
Honda2.2 LInline-four engineH22A1 DOHCHonda Prelude VTEC
Mazda2.3 LV6 engineKJ-ZEM DOHC Miller cycle SuperchargedMazda Millenia
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.0 LV6 engineVQ30DE DOHC
Saab2.3 LInline-four engineLPT B234 DOHC TurbochargedSaab 9000
Toyota3.0 LV6 engine1MZ-FE DOHCToyota Avalon
1995[27]
BMW4.0 LV8 engineM60 DOHC
BMW3.0 LStraight-six engineS50 DOHC
Ford2.5 LV6 engineDuratec 25 DOHC
General Motors3.8 LV6 engine3800 Series II
General Motors4.6 LV8 engineNorthstar DOHC
Honda2.2 LInline-four engineH22A1 DOHCHonda Prelude VTEC
Mazda2.3 LV6 engineKJ-ZEM DOHC Miller cycle SuperchargedMazda Millenia
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)3.0 LV6 engineVQ30DE DOHC
Saab2.3 LInline-four engineLPT B234 DOHC TurbochargedSaab 9000
Volkswagen2.8 LVR6 engineVR6 12v DOHC
20th Century[28]
General MotorsV8 engineSmall-block
General Motors3.8 LV6 engine3800
Cadillac5.1 LV8 engineL-Head
Ford2.9 LInline-four engineFord Model T engineFord Model T
FordV8 engineFlathead
PorscheFlat-six engine1964 -
BMWStraight-six engine1968 -
VolkswagenFlat-four engineE-motor 1936-2006
HondaInline-four engineED CVCC
Toyota4.0 LV8 engineUZ DOHC
Toyota2.2 LInline-four engineToyota 5SFE engine
AutomakerEngine
Displacement
Engine
Configuration
Engine DetailAutomobile (credited)

Rankings[edit]

Number of times the following makes have received the award (excluding the special 20th century awards):
MakeAwardsLast Decade/Post GFC (2009 - )Notes
General Motors3712includes Saab and Isuzu
BMW3614includes Mini
Ford3214
Volkswagen Group2613includes Volkswagen, Audi and post-2009 Porsche
Nissan (Renault-Nissan Alliance)195
Honda157
Chrysler1310
Toyota114
Mazda102
Daimler (Mercedes-Benz)81
Hyundai88
Porsche30Pre-2009 awards counted here prior to VW Group purchase
Subaru (Fuji Heavy Industries)44
Volvo24
Cummins10
Jaguar Cars11Shared with Ford
Fiat11

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