Engine Geely JLH-4G20TDJ

The 2.0-liter Geely JLH-4G20TDJ turbo engine has been produced at a plant in China since 2021 and is installed on such popular models in the local market as Xingyue, Xingyue L, Boyue L. In some markets, this engine appeared only in 2023 and is installed on Tugella crossovers or Atlas 2.

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


Production years since 2021
Displacement, cc 1969
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 200 – 218
Torque output, Nm 325
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 no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator on all shafts
Turbocharging BorgWarner K03
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 Atlas 2024)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~280 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Geely Atlas 2 (FX11) since 2023;
  • Geely Tugella 1 (FY11) since 2023;
  • Lynk & Co 01 I (CX11) since 2021.

Disadvantages of the Geely JLH-4G20TDJ engine

  • On specialized forums it is usually praised and only a couple of minor problems are noted;
  • First of all, these are frequent oil leaks and crankshaft oil seals especially often sweat;
  • Due to direct injection, the unit is prone to carbon deposits on the intake valves;
  • It is also very important to monitor the condition of the timing belt, since if it breaks, the valves bend.

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