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Quiz: How long do automotive engines last?
by Staff
Many different factors affect engine longevity. How knowledgeable are you on this topic? Take this quiz and find out!

True or False? Iron-block engines tend to be more durable and last longer than other types of engines.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Which of the following statements is true?

  • The harder an engine has to work, the shorter its lifespan tends to be.
  • The harder an engine has to work, the longer its lifespan tends to be.
  • Engine usage does not have an effect on engine longevity.

True or False? Engine longevity usually comes down to one thing: maintenance.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? Preventative maintenance really won't improve the longevity of any car part.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? One of the most important aspects of engine maintenance is keeping the fluids the engine requires clean and fresh.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? An engine's breathing ability affects its longevity.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Which of the following statements is true?

  • Replacing an automotive engine can be difficult since they're not only big and heavy, but they're also made up of lots of little parts.
  • Replacing an automotive engine can be difficult because they have to work with several other systems on the car, including the exhaust, cooling system, transmission and electrical system.
  • both of the above

True or False? Replacing an automotive engine is very expensive.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Which of the following statements is true?

  • Small amounts of dirt buildup in an automotive engine aren't really a big deal.
  • Even small amounts of dirt buildup in an automotive engine can cause damage.
  • Neither of the above

True or False? You really can't trust your car's gauges.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE