Four-Cylinder Cars Gaining Momentum in Growing Auto Segment - VIDEO STORY
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DETROIT - November 15, 2009: As drivers continue to search for money saving alternatives, many are choosing cars with smaller, more fuel efficient engines. Today's advanced technology has allowed four-cylinder engines to produce the same horsepower once reserved for their larger counterparts. At TheAutoChannel.com we've noticed a spike in the interest audience has in these cars, and automakers are noticing as well.
To keep up with the growing trend, some manufacturers are turbo-charging their four-cylinder engines to increase their power. Chevrolet is offering both four and six-cylinder versions of popular vehicles and finding customer preference much stronger toward the smaller engines. In fact, after adding the four-cylinder version to the Equinox this year, its sales are up over 70 percent.
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