The 1.8-liter 16-valve Daewoo T18SED engine was assembled from 2002 to 2007 in South Korea and was installed only on a couple of platform models: Lacetti and Nubira in J200 bodies. This motor was a clone of the Opel X18XE power unit and gave way to the newer F18D3.
SE-series: T18SED, X20SED, T22SED.
|Fuel system||distributed injection|
|Power output, hp||121|
|Torque output, Nm||165|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||81.6|
|Piston stroke, mm||86|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||3.75|
|Euro standards||EURO 3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Daewoo Lacetti 2005)
|Engine lifespan, km||~320 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Daewoo Nubira J200 in 2002 – 2005;
- Chevrolet Lacetti 1 (J200) in 2004 – 2007.
Disadvantages of the Daewoo T18SED engine
- Simple and reliable power unit, it is inexpensive both in maintenance and repair;
- Monitor the condition of the timing belt, its resource is 60 thousand km, and when it breaks, the valves bend;
- Another weak point of the engine is the exhaust manifold, it often cracks;
- RPMs at idle usually float due to contamination of the idle control or crankcase ventilation;
- In electrical terms, the camshaft position sensor fails more often than others.