A tale of two turbos - Ford 2.3 vs Chevy 2.0

I have previously posted on the 2017 Chevy Malibu with a 2.0 Turbo. I decided to look at its torque horsepower curve vs the torque horsepower of a 2023 Ford Explorer 2.3 Turbo which was also mentioned in a recent posting.

It’s a no brainer that the 2.3 has 50 more horsepower and more torque but somehow Chevy made the torque curve flat across 3,000 rpm, while Ford’s peaks and fades again. I’m not sure how that’s done, perhaps an adjustable scroll turbo?

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GM's power curve is pretty standard for a turbo application. Especially torque.
Fords is strange indeed.
 
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