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Downsizing. Costa Rica market prefers cars with small engines

Smaller engines are in. All car brands follow the trend of doing more with less by applying downsizing to their engines. The phenomenon became widespread in 2014 among large automotive factories and since then has generated models with high-quality features and engines that consume less and less fuel.
Small engines are in. The Nissan Kicks is powered by a 1.6L gasoline engine motor and generates 125 hp and 115 lb-ft/155 Nm torque.
Turbocharge, hybridize, automatic controls and other technological innovations improve the performance and efficiency of the smaller engines. The phenomenon even includes the best-selling car category in the world, the SUV, which traditionally required larger engines, to maximize the weight-to-power ratio.
Currently, the most popular brands of SUV in Costa Rica offer models with engines from 1.4L,

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