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.

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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.

Written by: Lenny Rudow
With over two decades of experience in marine journalism, Lenny Rudow has contributed to publications including YachtWorld, boats.com, Boating Magazine, Marlin Magazine, Boating World, Saltwater Sportsman, Texas Fish & Game, and many others. Lenny is a graduate of the Westlawn School of Yacht Design, and he has won numerous BWI and OWAA writing awards.
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