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What does MultiAir turbo mean?

What does MultiAir turbo mean?

MultiAir is a hydraulically-actuated variable valve timing and variable valve lift engine technology enabling “cylinder by cylinder, stroke by stroke” control of intake air directly via a gasoline engine’s inlet valves.

Is the Fiat MultiAir engine good?

The FPT 1.4 Turbo engine, the first Fiat power unit to incorporate revolutionary MultiAir technology, has won the prestigious Engine of the Year award in the Best New Engine of the Year category.

How does a Fiat MultiAir system work?

The beauty of Fiat’s “Multiair” system is its simplicity; it essentially achieves what Valvetronic does by using hydraulic fluid running through narrow passages connecting the intake valves and the camshaft so the two can be decoupled.

What is MultiAir on Dodge Dart?

The 2013 Dodge Dart will be the first compact sedan built in North America to feature MultiAir engine technology from Fiat. MultiAir technology delivers optimum combustion at any speed under all driving conditions by allowing direct and dynamic control of air intake and combustion.

What engine uses MultiAir?

A senior Fiat powertrain exec confirmed to Motor Trend that the Italian automaker’s clever MultiAir valve-control tech will be fitted to Chrysler’s four- and V-6 engine families, and soon. MultiAir is a computer-controlled electrohydraulic inlet valve lift and duration control system.

What engine uses MultiAir technology?

Multi-Air technology was patented in 2002 and introduced in Europe in 2009 on the Alpha Romeo MiTo. The first U.S. application was the 1.4-liter Multi-Air engine in the 2010 Fiat 500 along with a turbocharged version for the 500 Abarth.

Is the Fiat 124 reliable?

Fiat 124 Spider reliability The new MX-5 on which the 124 Spider is based came 13th out of 75 cars too, scoring well in the reliability and build quality category.

Which Dodge Dart engine is the best?

Some reviewers say the available 1.4-liter turbocharged engine is quick to respond.

  • “However, due to its rather hefty weight, acceleration for passing and merging is only adequate, especially with the smaller 2.0-liter engine.
  • “The best pick is the 2.4-liter engine.

How much horsepower does a Dodge Dart turbo have?

160 hp @ 5,500 rpm
Used 2016 Dodge Dart Turbo Specs & Features

Base engine type Gas
Horsepower 160 hp @ 5,500 rpm
Torque 184 lb-ft @ 2,500 rpm
Valves 16

What is a 2.4 MultiAir engine?

2.4. The 2.4 L Tigershark SOHC inline 4-cylinder gasoline engine uses MultiAir 2 variable valve timing and variable valve lift technology and produces 184 hp (137 kW) and 174 lb⋅ft (236 N⋅m) of torque. Only Multi-Air heads feature electro-hydraulic variable valve timing and lift, although only on the intake side.

Is the 2.4 MultiAir an interference engine?

Both the 1.4L and 2.4L ARE interference engines, however since they have a chain, and since they use the whole variable valve timing thing, it shouldn’t matter.