Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: East Lansing, MI
Drives: 2016 KIA Forte5 SX A/T
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Engine swaps are not easy tasks. Mechanically it can be "easily" done, but when you hit controllers (computers and wiring)... without the right tools, knowledge, and funds - project becomes a huge pain.
I would rather say - get a car with better engine. It will retain resale value, at least.
2016 KIA Forte5 SX 1.6 T-GDI, A/T ("cheap GTI" - surprises many drivers)
2014 FIAT 500e (my first EV - awesome toy!!)
2016 FIAT 500X Trekking Plus AWD with Roof and Beats (for my wife)