What does 5.4-liter mean?

Answer Pistons suck in air so your engine can burn fuel. Your 5.4-liter engine's pistons suck in 5.4 liters of air with each cycle. All other factors being equal, an engine that displaces more air usually... Read More »

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What does liter engine mean?

The phrase "X liter engine" is a measurement of engine displacement where X is the number of liters of air that the engine's pistons can "inhale" to use for combustion. Generally, the higher the en... Read More »

What does a 3.0 liter engine mean?

The term 3.0 liter refers to the volume of an engine, or engine displacement. A 4.0-liter engine would be bigger, a 2-0-liter smaller. Displacement is the volume of the total number of cylinders in... Read More »

What does a liter stand for in car engines?

Liters are used to measure engine displacement. For example, the engine size of a vehicle with a 4.3L V-6 is 4.3 liters. Previously, engine displacement in the U.S. was measured in cubic inches, ra... Read More »

What kind of gas mileage does the 4.3 liter engine get?

A vehicle with a 4.3 liter engine is likely to get 15 miles per gallon while driving in the city and 20 miles per gallon while driving on the highway. Larger vehicles such as cargo vans are often p... Read More »