Despite the growing number of pickups and sport/utility vehicles navigating the nation's highways, installation of 8-cyl. and 10-cyl. engines dropped slightly from year-ago's record performance, but a significant increase in 6-cyl. placement maintained the retro trend toward larger engines in the '98 model year, a Ward's survey of domestic vehicle production shows. Of the 13,173,920 '98-model light vehicles produced in North America for the U.S. market, 44.9% were 6-cyl. engines, up from ...
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