Engine of the Year 2010: Volkswagen 1.4-liter TSI wins for second consecutive year [video]

The winners of the International Engine of the Year Awards have been announced. Full details inside.

For the second consecutive year, the Volkswagen 1.4-liter TSI Twincharger engine has been declared the winner at the International Engine of the Year Awards.

The 72 member panel was impressed that the engine produces "almost 180 bhp (134 kW / 183 PS), despite its small capacity, thanks to the intelligent use of both a turbocharger and a supercharger." According to IEOTYA co-chair Dean Slavnich, "That VW's clever 1.4-liter Twincharger is still proclaimed by the judges as the best engine on sale in the world today demonstrates the class of this highly refined trend setter."

Beating out 66 competitors, the Fiat 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo (from the Alfa Romeo MiTo / Giulietta) won the title of New Engine of the Year. Amazingly, judges put it ahead of Ferrari's 4.5-liter V8 (from the 458 Italia) and BMW's 4.4-litre V8 (from the X5 M / X6 M).

Class specific honors also went to the Mercedes-AMG 6.3-liter V8, the BMW 4.0-liter V8 (from the M3), the BMW 3.0-liter twin turbo, the Audi 2.5-liter five-cylinder turbo (from the TT-RS), the BMW 2.0-liter twin turbo diesel, the BMW-PSA 1.6-liter turbo (from the MINI Cooper S / Peugeot 207), the Toyota 1.0-liter three-cylinder (from the iQ), and Toyota's hybridized 1.8-liter from the Prius.

Check out the press release for additional information.  Video originally posted June 17, 2009.

FULL RESULTS:

Above 4-liters

  1. Mercedes-AMG 6.2-litre (C 63 AMG, S 63 AMG, SL 63 AMG, CL 63 AMG, E 63 AMG, CLS 63 AMG, ML 63 AMG) 236
  2. Ferrari 4.5-litre V8 (458 Italia) 146
  3. Jaguar 5-litre V8 Supercharged (Jaguar XF, XJ, XK, Range Rover, Range Rover Sport) 126
  4. BMW M 5-litre V10 (M5, M6) 84
  5. BMW 4.4-litre DI Turbo (550i, 750i, X5, X6) 80 
  6. Porsche 4.8-litre Turbo V8 (Panamera, Cayenne) 79

3-liter to 4-liter

  1. BMW 4-litre V8 (M3) 267
  2. Porsche 3.8-litre flat six (GT3, 911 GT3 RS) 179
  3. Nissan 3.8-litre Twin Turbo (GT-R) 156
  4. Porsche 3.6-litre Turbo (911 Turbo, 911 S Turbo GT2) 150
  5. Porsche 3.8-litre flat six DI (911) 119 
  6. Porsche 3.4-litre flat six DI (Boxster, Boxster Spyder, Cayman S) 89

2.5-liter to 3-liter

  1. BMW 3-litre DI Twin Turbo (135i, 335i, 535i, X5 35i, X6 35i, Z4) 332
  2. BMW Diesel 3-litre Twin Turbo (335d, 635d, X3 35d, X5 40d, 740d) 278
  3. Audi 3-litre DI Supercharged (S4, S5) 125
  4. Jaguar/Ford/PSA Diesel 3-litre (Citroën C5, C6, Peugeot 407 Coupe, Jaguar XF, XJ, Range Rover Sport) 117
  5. Porsche 2.9-litre flat-six DI (Boxster, Cayman) 109 
  6. Audi/VW 3-litre TDI (Audi A4, A4 Allroad, A5, A5 Sportback, A6, A6 Allroad, Q5, Q7, VW Touareg, Porsche Cayenne) 82

2-liter to 2.5-liter

  1. Audi 2.5-litre five-cylinder turbo (Audi TT RS) 269
  2. Mercedes-Benz Diesel 2.1-litre (C-Class, E-Class) 185
  3. Subaru 2.5-litre flat-four turbo (Forester, Impreza, Legacy) 123
  4. Ford 2.5-litre Hybrid (Ford Fusion Hybrid, Mercury Milan Hybrid) 110
  5. BMW 2.5-litre DI six-cylinder (Z4 23i) 101 
  6. Honda Diesel 2.2-litre DTEC (Accord, Accord Type S, CR-V) 82

1.8-liter to 2-liter

  1. BMW 2-litre Twin Turbo Diesel (123d, X1 23d) 293
  2. Audi 2-litre four-cylinder TFSI (Audi A4, A4 Allroad, A5, A5 Sportback, A6, Q5, S3, VW Scirocco, Jetta, Passat, Tiguan, Golf, Seat Leon, Cupra R, Exeo, Skoda Octavia RS) 215
  3. Audi 2-litre four-cylinder TFSI (Audi TT, VW Eos, Golf, Seat Leon, FR/Cupra, Seat Altea/XL/Freetrack) 156
  4. Honda 2-litre four-cylinder i-VTEC (Civic Type-R) 150
  5. Mitsubishi 2-litre Turbo (Evo, Lancer) 73 
  6. Subaru 2-litre Diesel (Impreza, Outlook, Forester, Legacy) 71

1.4-liter to 1.8-liter

  1. BMW-PSA 1.6-litre Turbo (MINI Cooper S, Clubman Cooper S, Peugeot 207, 308, MINI JCW, Clubman JCW) 268
  2. Toyota Hybrid 1.8-litre (Prius, Auris) 185
  3. Audi 1.8-litre TFSI (Audi A5, A4, A3, TT, Seat Leon, Altea/XL/Freetrack, Exeo, Skoda Octavia, Superb, Yeti, VW Passat, Passat CC) 133
  4. Mercedes-Benz 1.8-litre Supercharged (CLC, C-Class, SLK, E-Class) 98
  5. Alfa Romeo 1.7-litre DI Turbo (159, Brera, Spider, Giulietta) 84 
  6. Volkswagen 1.6-litre TDi (VW Polo, Jetta, Passat, Audi A3, Seat Ibiza, Seat Leon, Altea/XL/Freetrack) 61

1-liter to 1.4-liter

  1. Volkswagen 1.4-litre TSI Twincharger (VW Golf, Scirocco, Jetta, Touran, Tiguan, Seat Ibiza Cupra) 307
  2. Fiat 1.4-litre MultiAir Turbo (Alfa MiTo, Giulietta) 254
  3. Volkswagen 1.4-litre TSI Turbo (VW Golf, Scirocco, Jetta, Skoda Superb, Octavia, Audi A1, Audi A3, Seat Leon, Altea/XL) 241
  4. Volkswagen 1.2-litre TSI (VW Polo, Golf, Seat Ibiza ST, Skoda Octavia, Skoda Yeti) 146
  5. Honda Hybrid 1.3-litre (Insight, Civic) 87
  6. Fiat 1.4-litre Turbo (Fiat Punto Evo, Abarth 500, Abarth Grande Punto, Bravo, Linea, Lancia Delta, Alfa Romeo Mito, Giulietta) 70

Sub 1-liter

  1. Toyota 1-litre three-cylinder (Toyota Aygo, IQ, Yaris/Vitz, Citroën C1, Peugeot 107, Subaru Justy) 301
  2. Smart Diesel 799cc (Smart Fortwo) 247
  3. Mitsubishi 999cc three-cylinder Turbo (Smart Fortwo) 237
  4. Opel 1-litre three-cylinder Twinport (Opel Agila, Corsa, Suzuki Alto, Splash) 131
  5. Mitsubishi 999cc three-cylinder (Smart Fortwo) 76 
  6. Kia 1-litre four-cylinder (Picanto) 75

Performance Engine

  1. Mercedes-AMG 6.2-litre (C 63 AMG, S 63 AMG, SL 63 AMG, CL 63 AMG, E 63 AMG, CLS 63 AMG, ML 63 AMG) 220
  2. Porsche 3.8-litre flat six (GT3, 911 GT3 RS) 125
  3. BMW 3-litre DI Twin Turbo (135i, 335i, 535i, X5 35i, X6 35i, Z4) 67
  4. Ferrari 6-litre V12 (599 GTB) 67
  5. Nissan 3.8-litre Twin Turbo (GT-R) 64
  6. BMW 4.4-litre V8 (X5 M, X6 M) 60

New Engine

  1. Fiat 1.4-litre MultiAir Turbo (Alfa MiTo, Giulietta) 228
  2. Ferrari 4.5-litre V8 (458 Italia) 200
  3. Volkswagen 1.2-litre TSI (VW Polo, Golf, Seat Ibiza ST, Škoda Octavia, Yeti) 134
  4. Mercedes-Benz 4-litre Hybrid (S400) 76
  5. VW 3-litre TSI Hybrid (VW Touareg, Porsche Cayenne) 71 
  6. BMW 4.4-litre V8 (X5 M, X6 M) 68

Green Engine

  1. Toyota hybrid 1.8-litre (Prius, Auris) 216
  2. Fiat 1.4-litre MultiAir Turbo (Alfa MiTo Giulietta) 106
  3. Volkswagen 1.4-litre TSI Twincharger (VW Golf, Scirocco, Jetta, Touran, Tiguan, Seat Ibiza Cupra) 104
  4. BMW Diesel 2-litre Twin Turbo (123d, X1 23d) 79
  5. Honda hybrid 1.3-litre (Insight, Civic) 67 
  6. Mercedes-Benz Diesel 2.1-litre (C-Class, E-Class) 58

The International Engine of the Year Award 2010 - Overall Results

  1. Volkswagen 1.4-litre TSI Twincharger (VW Golf, Scirocco, Jetta, Touran, Tiguan, Seat Ibiza Cupra) 384
  2. BMW 3-litre DI Twin Turbo (135i, 335i, 535i, X5 35i, X6 35i, Z4) 365
  3. Mercedes-AMG 6.2-litre (C 63 AMG, S 63 AMG, SL 63 AMG, CL 63 AMG, E 63 AMG, CLS 63 AMG, ML 63 AMG) 258
  4. BMW Diesel 2-litre Twin Turbo (123d, X1 23d) 218
  5. BMW M 4-litre V8 (M3) 169
  6. Audi 2.5-litre five-cylinder turbo (Audi TT RS) 155
  7. BMW-PSA 1.6-litre Turbo (MINI Cooper S, Clubman Cooper S, Peugeot 207, 308, MINI JCW, Clubman JCW) 153
  8. Toyota 1-litre (Aygo, IQ, Yaris/Vitz, Citroën C1, Peugeot 107, Subaru Justy)
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