Chevy Corvette Stingray
WardsAuto has named its 10 best engines and propulsion units of the year, and there's something for everyone -- including the latest Corvette Stingray.
Chevy Corvette Stingray's 6.2-liter LT2 V8 engine
It's a 6.2-liter small-block V8 fitted in the middle of the sports car this time around.
Honda Accord Hybrid
The Honda Accord Hybrid made the list with its powertrain.
Honda Accord Hybrid's 2.0-liter Atkinson inline-four engine
The 2.0-liter Atkinson inline-four sips its way to efficiency with electrification to help.
The inline-six was very much in style this year.
Mercedes-Benz GLE450's 3.0-liter 48V inline-six engine
Daimler's new 3.0-liter inline-six with a 48-volt hybrid system was another award winner.
GMC Sierra 1500
Another inline-six showing came in the GMC Sierra 1500.
GMC Sierra 1500's 3.0-liter Duramax diesel inline-six engine
The Sierra's 3.0-liter Duramax turbodiesel inline-six was a peach.
Ram 1500 eTorque
The only V6 on this list was FCA's 3.6-liter 48-volt hybrid engine that it calls eTorque.
Ram 1500's 3.6-liter 48V eTorque V6 engine
The eTorque engine is repeat winner from last year.
Hyundai Kona Electric
Marking the only electric car on the list was the Kona Electric.
Hyundai Kona Electric's 150-kw propulsion unit
Its electric propulsion system was called "fun to drive."
The latest Hyundai Sonata also found love.
Hyundai Sonata's 1.6-liter turbo-four engine
Its 1.6-liter turbo-four was among just two four-cylinder engines sans electrification to earn the award.
Back on the performance side of things, another inline-six.
BMW M340i's 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six engine
The M340i's turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six was a sweet-running sweetheart.
Nissan's family sedan also made the cut for a repeat win.
Nissan Altima's 2.0-liter variable-compression turbo-four engine
The wild variable-compression 2.0-liter turbo-four was a winner yet again.
Ford Mustang EcoBoost High Performance
Ford's Mustang EcoBoost High Performance rounds things out.
Ford Mustang EcoBoost's High Performance 2.3-liter turbo-four engine
The high-performance engine makes a whopping 332 horsepower.