Top 10 Smallest Engines Available in Cars today

7 . Fiat 500: 1.4L (1,368 cc)


Fiat‘s spunky 500 has another tiny engine, the 1.4-liter MultiAir which makes 101-hp and 98-lb-ft of torque. This 1,368cc engine helps the little Italian coupe earn 30/38 mpg , with a combined rating of 33 mpg.  However, the Fiat 500 engine prefers to use premium fuel, which does cut into the cost savings with a smaller’ engine discussion. The same engine is used, but with a turbocharger in the Fiat 500 Abarth as well, which makes 160-hp. The Fiat 500 comes in at $15,500, while the more powerful 500 Abarth costs $22,000.

  • U. S. Dhindsa

    Omission of 1 litre XSDE and 1.3 litre SDE is strange.

  • oknahs

    The Ford engine of the year 2014 1 liter pushing a whopping 130 ft lbs of torque.

  • J Mac

    Yea… it’s an old list. There are a few more efficient engines.

  • Sudheer Pal

    I think the writer did not check out Indian Automobile Companies…..Maruti 800 was 800CC, Tata nano is 658CC

  • TRON

    Where is the Mitsubishi Mirage? It get’s better gas mileage than any of these except the hybrids.