These days, there are fewer and fewer cars. And fewer and fewer hefty engines in them.
As automakers increasingly discontinue passenger cars in favor of SUVs and pickups, they’re also moving away from the once-standard six-cylinder engine, also known to many as the V6 because of its shape.
In its place is the formerly dreaded four-cylinder engine, which is shedding its previously sluggish reputation after incorporating new technologies that improve its performance while maintaining respectable fuel economy.
In fact, only one midsize car that isn’t a luxury model still comes with a V6 enginel – the Toyota Camry – according to auto industry data source J.D. Power.
If you want a V6 in a car, you’ll have to buy a premium model like a Mercedes-Benz, a large car like the Toyota Avalon or amuscle car like the Dodge Challenger.
But Forrest Jewel, who works in Oklahoma City, gets to