It used to be true that a turbocharger on any car indicated a performance model, but that’s not necessarily the case in the modern era. Now it’s more common for automakers to use turbocharging to improve fuel economy as well as acceleration. Using a turbo allows an automaker to get the power output of a larger engine while burning less gasoline overall.
Today, turbochargers are commonplace in economy cars as well as high-horsepower applications. To take a closer look, here are 15 cars that come with turbochargers as factory equipment.