The 1.5-liter 3-cylinder Geely JLH-3G15TD engine has been produced in China since 2018 and is installed on the popular Atlas and Coolray crossovers, as well as their modifications under the Proton brand. This power unit is essentially a clone of the B3154T turbo engine known from the Volvo XC40.
The JLH family also includes: JLH-4G20TDB.
|Production years||since 2018|
|Fuel system||direct injection|
|Power output, hp||150 – 180|
|Torque output, Nm||255 – 265|
|Cylinder block||aluminum R3|
|Block head||aluminum 12v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||82|
|Piston stroke, mm||93.2|
|Phase regulator||on both shafts|
|Recommended engine oil||0W-20|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||5.6|
|Euro standards||EURO 5/6|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Geely Coolray 2021)
|Engine lifespan, km||~250 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Geely Atlas 1 (NL-3) since 2018;
- Geely Atlas Pro (NL-3B) since 2019;
- Geely Coolray 1 (SX11) since 2018;
- Geely Emgrand GT 2 (KC-2) since 2018;
- Proton X50 1 (SX11) since 2020;
- Proton X70 1 (NL-3) since 2018.
Disadvantages of the Geely JLH-3G15TD engine
- Like all direct injection units, it suffers from carbon deposits on the intake valves.
- From bad fuel, candles quickly fail, and then the catalyst.
- Carefully monitor the condition of the timing belt, as the valves bend when it breaks.
- Another dealers carried out a recall on the replacement of the ventilation pipe in the fuel tank.