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Installed on all small and compact cars in Ford`s range, the 1.0 Ecoboost engine earns its third important distinction also in 2014.

The Blue Oval`s engine received the International Engine of the Year award, during a competition that evaluates all the gasoline and diesel engines on the market. In overall ranking, Ford Ecoboost received 351 points, a lot more than the second engine, Ferrari`s 4.5 liter V8 (281 points), and far away from the third occupant, Volkswagen`s 1.4 TSI unit, that received 254 points.

The 1.0 liter Ecoboost was also declared the best in its category, the ssub 1-liter class, where it overcame the BMW`s 647 cmc range extender unit found on the BMW i3 and Volkswagen`s 1.0 liter three cylinder engine found on the VW Up!.

The jury also declared Mercedes AMG 2.0 liter unit as the best New Engine of the Year, and awarded Green Engine of the Year prize to Tesla Models S electric powertrain.


International Engine of the Year: Ford 999cc three-cylinder turbo

New Engine: Mercedes-AMG 2-liter turbo 

Green Engine: Tesla Full-electric powertrain 

Performance Engine: Ferrari 4.5-liter V8 

Sub 1-Liter: Ford 999cc three-cylinder turbo 

1.0-Liter to 1.4-Liter: Volkswagen 1.4-liter TSI Twincharger 

1.4-Liter to 1.8-Liter: BMW / PSA Peugeot Citroen 1.6-liter turbo petrol 

1.8-Liter to 2.0-Liter: Mercedes-AMG 2-liter turbo 

2.0-Liter to 2.5-Liter: Audi 2.5-liter five-cylinder turbo 

2.5-Liter to 3.0-Liter: BMW 3-liter twin-power turbo six-cylinder gasoline 

3.0-Liter to 4.0-Liter: McLaren 3.8-liter V8 

Above 4.0-Liter: Ferrari 4.5-liter V8 

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