The famous 1.0 liter EcoBoost petrol engine by Ford has scooped another "Engine of the Year" award. This marks the second straight year Ford's acclaimed three-cylinder engine has captured victory.

The 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine combines direct fuel injection, turbocharging and variable valve timing to lower fuel consumption without sacrificing power. It get the highest score in the history of the awards. The engine also won the "Best Engine Under 1.0-litre" category at the annual awards presented by Engine Technology International magazine.

The 1.0-liter EcoBoost has 125HP (92 kW) and 170Nm (125 lb-ft) of torque at 1,400RPM. It achieves 65.7 mpg in combined cycle (Fiesta model).

The engine is also available in the Ford B-MAX, Focus, C-MAX and Grand C-MAX.  Small enough to fit in the overhead luggage compartment of an aeroplane, the engine delivers best-in-class petrol fuel economy in Ford Fiesta, Focus, C-MAX and Grand C-MAX.

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Source: Ford