Feb 6, 2013 ... Our assertion was that with the latest generation of small turbocharged engines
replacing larger variants, the real-world gas mileage ...
Similarly designed? Adding a turbo to an existing engine does not really improve
mpg. .... It's kind of like tuning....you put a turbo on a small engine, you get more
power. The extra power is there because the fuel going into the cylinders gets ...
Apr 22, 2016 ... Turbochargers are the new darlings of the automotive engineering world, but ...
turbocharged cars often return much worse fuel economy than their official ... It
can make a small engine feel like a larger one, and it can turn big engines .... By
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Jun 9, 2013 ... Some automakers say turbochargers offer high fuel economy and quick ... Turbos
will still grow in popularity as automakers reduce gasoline engine ... is powered
by exhaust gases that spin a small turbine at very high speeds.
Oct 30, 2009 ... And will turbos be able to fulfill that promised fuel-economy benefit? ... of the
1970s forced automakers to produce cars that delivered better fuel economy. ...
and automakers installed them to boost the power of these smaller engines. ... All
of which can dramatically reduce the engine's pumping losses.
Feb 28, 2012 ... Fuel economy is very much on the front burner in the auto industry, because the
... If anything, adding a turbocharger could produce worse gas mileage, not better
. ... The turbo itself doesn't save gas, but using the smaller engine does. ....
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Jun 30, 2015 ... Does limiting the use of a vehicle's turbocharger improve fuel economy? ... a
relationship between boost and fuel economy, if so how do adjust it ... of fuel like
naturally aspirated engines, turbos can actually be seen as a fuel saving tool. ... If
you're really feeling excitable, you can replace a small turbo ...
Feb 26, 2015 ... The result is 10 to 30 percent better fuel economy, often in ... huge 60 additional
pound-feet of torque, giving it faster acceleration. ... “But when you drive with just
the power you need, you do get the efficiency. ... In Europe, which got a big head
start in small engines, 67 percent of showroom cars are turbos, ...
Feb 5, 2013 ... Small turbocharged engines are marketed as delivering the power of a large
engine, with the fuel economy of a smaller one. ... Generally, the turbocharged
cars have slower acceleration and no better fuel economy than the ... That can
make a car feel more responsive, even if its actual acceleration times ...
May 16, 2014 ... Turbocharger Technology Gives New Cars More MPG ... Turbos and
superchargers both reduce the amount of work the engine has to do to breathe ...
that turbocharging allows you to increase power using a smaller engine.