These questions come from a class I am currently taking. I figured this would be a good place to get some feedback. Thanks for your responses. What would you considered most important in an engine? Please list the following in the order of importance to you. 1. Weight 2. Volume 3. Fuel Economy 4. Reliability 5. Durability 6. Cost 7. Noise and Vibration 8. Performance 9. Service Requirements Would you prefer more top speed or a lower 0 to 60? Have you ever blown an engine? If so, how did you do it? Were you racing, tuning, etc.? If you currently own a performace 4 cylinder engine: A. How satisfied are you with the fuel economy? 1 = Too good! I would trade anything for more power. 2 = Good enough. 3 = Would like it to be better without sacrificing power. 4 = Would like it to be better even if it means a little sacrifice in power. B. What is the current horsepower and fuel economy rating? C. What is your ideal horsepower and fuel economy rating? D. Is horsepower more important than torque?