The 1.0-liter Chevrolet B10D1 or LMT engine has been produced by the Korean branch of GM since 2009 and installs this engine in its most compact models, such as the Spark or Matiz. This power unit has a modification that runs on liquefied gas in a number of markets.
The B series includes engines: B10S1, B10D1, B12S1, B12D1, B12D2, B15D2.
The engine was installed on:
- Chevrolet Beat M300 in 2009 – 2015;
- Chevrolet Spark M300 in 2009 – 2015;
- Daewoo Matiz 3 in 2009 – 2015.
|Start of production||2009|
|Fuel system||distributed injection|
|Power output, hp||68|
|Torque output, Nm||93|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||68.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||67.5|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||3.75|
|Euro standards||EURO 4/5|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Chevrolet Spark 2011)
|Engine lifespan, km||~250 000|
Disadvantages of the B10D1 engine
- Despite the volume, this motor is reliable and runs up to 250,000 km without serious breakdowns;
- All common problems are related to attachments and oil leaks;
- The timing chain can stretch up to 150,000 km, and if it jumps or breaks, it will bend the valve;
- Valve clearances require adjustment every 100 thousand km, there are no hydraulic lifters.