Quote: "The Hornet uses a 1.6-liter 16-valve OHC supercharged four-cylinder engine putting out 127 kW (170 hp) and 224 Nm of torque @4,000 rpm." 170 hp from 1.6L Hornet article This would seem to support the argument that you can get all the power you want/need from 4 cylinders, BUT what about engine longevity? Does/can an engine that is supercharged to that extent last as long as a regular engine, 4 or 6???? Opinions about using turbo and superharging on 3 and 4 cylinder engines to get 6cyl type performance. Another popular trend seems to be turbo diesels, 3 cylinder (Smart) and 4 cylinder (VWs). Does this give us the best of both worlds, fuel economy and performance? Or are 6 cylinder engines still better choice because they last much longer or ....?