Engine Chevrolet B15D2

The 1.5-liter Chevrolet B15D2 or L2C engine has been produced at the Korean plant since 2012 and is installed on a number of budget models of the company, such as Cobalt and Spin. He is also known to many car owners for the Daewoo Gentra sedan.

The B series also includes internal combustion engines: B10S1, B10D1, B12S1 and B12D1.

The engine was installed on:

  • Chevrolet Cobalt T250 in 2013 – 2015;
  • Chevrolet Sail in 2014 – …;
  • Chevrolet Spin in 2012 – …;
  • Ravon Gentra in 2016 – …;
  • Ravon Nexia in 2016 – …;
  • Daewoo Gentra in 2013 – 2016.

Specifications

Start of production 2012
Displacement, cc 1485
Fuel system distributed injection
Power output, hp 106
Torque output, Nm 141
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 74.7
Piston stroke, mm 84.7
Compression ratio 10.2
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 92
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Chevrolet Cobalt 2014)
— city
— highway
— combined
8.4
5.3
6.5
Engine lifespan, km ~350 000
Weight, kg

Disadvantages of the B15D2 engine

  • This engine has so far shown itself to be quite reliable, without any weaknesses;
  • Due to contamination of the throttle valve, the engine speed at idle can float;
  • The forums complain about leaks from the front crankshaft oil seal and valve cover;
  • The only problem with the engine is the need for frequent valve adjustments.

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