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applications, advantages and disadvantages of petrol engine

The petrol engine is another type of internal combustion engine that is widely used for decades, and it mixes fuel and air after compression. However, modern petrol engines now use a cylinder-direct petrol injection. In this gasoline engine, pre-mixing was formerly done in a carburettor, due to the improvement of technology, everything is changing, as it was now done by electrically controlled fuel injection. Well, this is to refresh your memory of my previous post on the petrol engine, how purpose here is to learn about the applications of the petrol engine as more as its advantages and disadvantages. 

Applications of petrol engine

Applications of the petrol engine

The petrol engine is widely used in different areas or fields where it has become inevitable for humans to use due to its distinctive serving. The following stated below are petrol engine applications, which include:

  • Automobiles
  • Motorcycles
  • Aircraft
  • Motorboats
  • Small engines, such as lawnmowers, chainsaws, and portable engine-generators

Today four-stroke petrol engine is generally used in the automobile sector and vehicles. It is used in petrol cars, scooters, small motor-powered boats, motorbikes, small propeller aircraft, water spray systems, etc. These engines have been highly applicable since the higher value of the low punch end capability of the engines.

Advantages and disadvantages of a petrol engine 


The following stated below are the advantages of a petrol engine.

1. Petrol engines are generally powerful, by way of horsepower than diesel.

2. Petrol engines naturally benefit from being easier to tune and tune-up.

3. it has a better ratio of price to power and burns fuel more eco-friendly than diesel does.

4. Petrol is usually cheaper than diesel fuel.


despite the good advantages of gasoline engines, popularly known as petrol engines, it still offers some limitations that can be overlooked in some specific regions. The followings are the disadvantages of petrol engines.

1. Generally, the petrol engine’s lifespan is almost always shorter than that of the diesel.

2. Diesel engines usually have a higher residual (resale) value.

3. petrol engines get less miles-per-gallon (sometimes significantly) than their diesel counterparts.

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