The engine will only have 10,000 miles left after 100 years. The motor may last a few hundred years before it needs to be rebuilt. mileage is used to calculate how long an engine will last. Today’s engines are designed to last over 100,000 miles.
How many miles can a V6 engine last?
Most engines on the road today are designed to last well over 100,000 miles. An engine will last much longer if the engine is not abused in any way and all maintenance that the manufacturer recommends is done on or before it is due.
Does a 6 cylinder engine last longer?
Generally speaking, no. This is something that many people believe due to the fact that four cylinder engines have fewer moving parts. But these days, it’s extremely rare to see premature failure of any internal engine parts.
What is a V6 engine good for?
V6 engines can provide more power to a vehicle than 4-cylinder engines because, by and large, more pistons can more easily convert more fuel into useable energy. In the past, these engines have been criticized for poor gas mileage and greater emissions into the air.
How many miles will a 3800 engine last?
Originally Answered: How many miles can 3800 V6 go for? Probably 2 – 300,000 miles depending on the proper car and repairs.
How much mileage is too much?
What is considered high-mileage? Typically, putting 12,000 to 15,000 miles on your car per year is viewed as “average.” A car that is driven more than that is considered high-mileage. With proper maintenance, cars can have a life expectancy of about 200,000 miles.
Is V6 or inline 6 better?
REFINEMENT. An inline six is actually more refined than a V6 with the same displacement. In fact, improvements in refinement were one of the main reasons why Jaguar Land Rover decided to switch back to inline sixes (an engine configuration the company had abandoned decades ago in favour of V6s).
How much is a V6 engine worth?
New engines will typically run around $4,00 for a 4-cylinder engine, while you can expect to pay closer to $5,500 for a V6 engine and $7,000 for a V8 engine.
Can a V6 beat a V8?
Originally Answered: Can a V6 beat a V8? That generalization, like most, is false. An engine does not “know” how many cylinders it has nor how they are arranged.
Is a V6 truck worth it?
It depends on what your plans are with the truck. Modern v6 turbo engines like Ford offers, can tow as much as most v8’s. They also get much better gas mileage than the v8 option. Ram offers a v6 turbo diesel such can tow the same weight as some v8 while offering better mileage.
Is 3800 V6 a good engine?
The 3800 is a great engine, powerful, reliable. I’ve had a 3800 Series II in an Impala (now for sale) and now a 3800 Series III in an ’06 Allure (just bought it last week)……
How much horsepower does a 3800 V6 have?
The 3800 and 3800 SC Supercharged engines offered 230 foot-pounds of torque at 4,000 RPM and 380 foot-pounds of torque at 5,200 RPM, respectively. Ok per some research: The 3800 Series III engine, found in the Grand Prix, offered 200 horsepower for the sporty sedan base model.
Is a 3.8 A good engine?
The 3.8 is a reasonable engine that gets the job done until you start adding big tires, lift kits, armor, etc which demand more power. At that point it becomes pedestrian at best.