We pick five main reasons for why most cars have engines in the front?
1) Manufacturing Cost:
Having the entire engine-transmission-drive-cooling package in the front saves on assembly and production costs. The transmission box is directly attached to the engine and it operated manually by a lever mechanism. If the engine is placed at rear side, it will cause the transmission box placed at rear side which requires a more complex mechanism to operate transmission by driver manually.
Similarly, the front side engine are easy to connect with control linkages like clutch and accelerator. This is also easy for servicing.
2) Engine Cooling:
We know why cooling of an engine is essential for proper running for a car. If an engine got hot, it will fail soon or later. Most of modern autom...