ECOBOOST® - Fuel efficiency with a boost

The award-winning EcoBoost is Ford’s most technologically advanced engine ever. Delivering up to 20% better fuel efficiency – than its larger conventional counterparts – with outstanding performance, it truly offers the best of both worlds.

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Mustang EcoBoost®

The Mustang EcoBoost® model features the twin-scroll turbocharged 2.3L EcoBoost® engine, delivering thrilling power and torque with superb economy.

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The innovative technology behind EcoBoost

 

Ford engineers combined three key technologies designed to save fuel and boost power: direct fuel injection, variable camshaft timing, and turbocharging. An advanced software program ensures their seamless performance.

 

Direct Injection

Improve fuel efficiency and optimised power delivery

Variable camshaft timing

Increased Engine torque and fuel economy

Turbocharging

Extra Power and torque on demand

Optimising fuel economy

Direct Injection

A high-pressure fuel system injects fuel directly into the combustion chamber, regulates how much fuel is needed at any given time, and cools the charge to enable higher compression ratios. This greatly improves efficiency while generating more power compared with a port-injected engine.

 

Variable camshaft timing

EcoBoost engines precisely control the intake and exhaust valves to match changes in engine speed and load. The result is improved fuel economy, reduced exhaust emissions, and increased low-end engine torque as compared to larger conventional engines.

 

Downsizing

EcoBoost’s lightweight design improves fuel economy, while fewer cylinders mean less friction and more energy saved. Yet, thanks to turbocharging and direct injection, EcoBoost delivers the power of a much larger engine.

 

Efficiency made powerful

The EcoBoost engine delivers powerful performance and better fuel economy than larger displacement engines. In most conventional engines, some energy is lost in the exhaust. But in the EcoBoost, the turbocharger uses the force of the exhaust to push more air into the engine, generating more power. This means a highly responsive drive with great low speed torque and outstanding overall performance.

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The growing family of Ecoboost engines*

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The EcoBoost trophy case

Ford’s ground-breaking engine has won eight engine “Oscars” in four years. It is the only engine ever to be named overall winner three times in a row.

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