Engine Fiat 187A1000

The 1.1-liter 8-valve Fiat 187A1000 engine was produced by the concern from 2000 to 2012 and was installed on the first and second generations of the popular Panda models, as well as the Palio and Seicento. This unit, in fact, was a modernization of the well-known 176B2000 motor with single injection.

FIRE-engines: 187A1000, 169A4000, 176A8000, 188A4000, 188A5000, 199A6000, 350A1000, 198A1000, 198A4000, 955A6000, 955A2000.


Production years 2000-2012
Displacement, cc 1108
Fuel system distributed injection
Power output, hp 54
Torque output, Nm 88
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 8v
Cylinder bore, mm 70
Piston stroke, mm 72
Compression ratio 9.6
Features SOHC
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.5
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 3/4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Fiat Panda 2005)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~240 000
Weight, kg 80

The engine was installed on:

  • Fiat Palio I (178) in 2006 – 2012;
  • Fiat Panda I (141) in 2000 – 2003; Panda II (169) in 2003 – 2010;
  • Fiat Seicento I (187) in 2000 – 2009.

Disadvantages of the Fiat 187A1000 engine

  • This motor regularly worries about trifles and especially the vagaries of the injection system;
  • Also, revolutions often float here due to contamination of the throttle or fuel pump grid;
  • The motor mounts and almost all attachments do not differ in reliability;
  • In the engines of the first years, the crankshaft pulley key was often cut off and the belt slipped;
  • At high mileage, piston rings usually lie and oil consumption appears.

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