Ford EcoBoost Engines Photo Gallery Smaller engines for real mileage Published Oct 27, 2008 11:40 PM Uncategorized SHARE Ford EcoBoost Engines Image 1 Meet the Ford EcoBoost engine. Rolling out across its model line over the next five years, EcoBoost engines are downsized engines—V6s instead of V8s and I4s instead of V6s—that produce power comparable to larger engine thanks to direct fuel injection and turbocharging. They also save gas: Ford expects to see 20 percent fuel savings across its model line by 2015. Ford EcoBoost Engines Image 2 By injecting fuel directly into the cylinder, EcoBoost engines create higher rates of compression and therefore squeeze more power out of the same amount of fuel. Ford EcoBoost Engines Image 3 The direct-injection system that Ford uses on EcoBoost engines. Ford EcoBoost Engines Image 4 The other part of the equation: the turbocharger. Best of What's New MORE TO READ RELATED What actually happens to the clothes you donate depends on where you live It depends on where you live, but many thrift stores and other donation programs can divert even the most tattered items from the landfill. READ NOW RELATED Frozen Siberian microbes just woke up from a 24,000-year nap—and immediately got busy The microscopic organisms wasted no time cloning themselves. RELATED Enjoy clinical-grade facial at home with this anti-aging tool bundle, 13 percent off Dr. Pen works just like a magic wand.