Engine Chevrolet B10D1

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
Displacement, cc 996
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
Compression ratio 9.8
Features VGIS
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.75
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 4/5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Chevrolet Spark 2011)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg

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.

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