Hyundai Veloster's powerful 1.6L turbocharged I-4 still capable of better than 30 mpg.
Toyota Prius PHEV impresses with 70 mpg during test drive.
Massive intake feeds air to supercharger mounted to 5.8L V-8 in Ford Shelby GT500, helping produce 662 hp.
Naturally aspirated 2.0L boxer in Subaru BRZ makes 100 hp/L.
Mitsubishi i electric vehicle charges on dedicated 240V station at WardsAuto parking deck.
Chevy Spark, with 84-hp 1.2L 4-cyl., manages 38.1 mpg.
Hood latch for Ford Fusion, with 1.6L EcoBoost 4-cyl., placed on right side of engine bay.
WardsAuto editors are spending October and November evaluating 41 engines as part of the 19th annual Ward's 10 Best Engines competition. Here are some of the vehicles and engines evaluated early in the cycle. Winners will be revealed in December.
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