Engine 6G72 under the hood

Engine Mitsubishi 6G72

The 6G72 engine is a powerful 6-cylinder power unit that appeared in 1986 and was able to hold out on the conveyor until 2008. This motor has proven itself to be extremely reliable, economical and easy to maintain. Thanks to its excellent performance characteristics, this power unit enjoys well-deserved love among car owners.

Specifications

Manufacturer Lonsdale plant
Also called 6G7/Cyclone V6
Production years 1986-2008
Cylinder block alloy cast iron
Fuel system injector
Configuration V
Number of cylinders 6
Valves per cylinder 2/4
Piston stroke, mm 76
Cylinder bore, mm 91.1
Compression ratio 8 (Turbo) / 8.9 (SOHC 12V) / 9 (SOHC 24V) / 10 (SOHC 12V/DOHC 24V) / 11 (GDI)
Displacement, cc 2972
Power output, hp 141-162/5000-5500 (SOHC 12V) / 170-185/5000-5500 (SOHC 24V) / 197-225/5500-6000 (DOHC 24V) / 215-240/5500-5750 (DOHC 24V GDI) / 280-324/6000 (DOHC 24V Turbo)
Torque output, Nm / rpm 232-250/3600-4000 (SOHC 12V) / 255-265/4500 (SOHC 24V) / 265-278/4500 (DOHC 24V) / 299-304/3250-3500 (DOHC 24V GDI) / 415-427/2500 (DOHC 24V Turbo)
Fuel type 95-98
Euro standards up to Euro 4
Weight, kg ~200 (12V)
Fuel consumption, L/100 km
— city
— highway
— combined
17.0
11.0
13.7
Oil consumption, gr/1000 km up to 1000
Recommended engine oil 0W-40 / 5W-30 / 5W-40 / 5W-50 / 10W-30 / 10W-40 / 10W-50 / 10W-60 / 15W-50
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.6
Oil change interval, km 7000-10000
Normal engine operating temperature, °C ~90
Engine lifespan, km
— official information
— real

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