Which is better, two-stroke or four-stroke outboard motors? This old argument is once again raging, thanks to the introduction of Evinrude’s new G2 series. They’re two-strokes, but they show some new and very significant advantages when compared to four-strokes. Join us for a quick look at the advantages and disadvantages of each type of engine.

If you’re looking at new outboard engines and you want to learn more, visit our Engines & Parts Reviews pages. We have a wealth of in-depth articles and videos looking at all of the latest outboard engines—including those Evinrude G2 models, and the newest four-stroke outboards, too.