Engine Geely JLH-4G20TDB

The 2.0-liter 4-cylinder Geely JLH-4G20TDB engine has been produced in China since 2019 and is installed only in the Tugella crossover, which is sold locally as Xingyue. This power unit was essentially a clone of the B4204T23 turbo engine known from the Volvo XC60.

JLH family: JLH-3G15TD, JLH-4G20TD, JLH-4G20TDB, JLH-4G20TDJ.


Production years since 2019
Displacement, cc 1969
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 238
Torque output, Nm 350
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 82
Piston stroke, mm 93.2
Compression ratio 10.8
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator on two shafts
Turbocharging single turbo
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.6
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5/6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Geely Tugella 2021)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Geely Monjaro 1 (KX11) since 2021;
  • Geely Tugella 1 (FY11) since 2019.

Disadvantages of the Geely JLH-4G20TDB engine

  • Due to the presence of a direct injection system, intake valves are overgrown with soot here;
  • The engine does not tolerate bad fuel, the candles immediately deteriorate, and then the catalyst;
  • Periodically check the condition of the timing belt, as when it breaks, the valves bend;
  • The remaining complaints are usually related to strange noises under the hood.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top