Engine GM L92

The 6.2-liter V8 engine GM L92 or Vortec 6200 was produced by the concern from 2006 to 2014 and is primarily known for the Cadillac Escalade model, but was also installed in Tahoe and Yukon. The AFM version of this powertrain is known as the L94 and the Flexible-fuel version as the L9H.

Vortec line: LR4, LM7, LY2, LY5, LFA, L92, L86.


Production years 2006-2014
Displacement, cc 6162
Fuel system distributed injection
Power output, hp 390 – 410
Torque output, Nm 565
Cylinder block aluminum V8
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 103.25
Piston stroke, mm 92
Compression ratio 10.5
Features OHV
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator yes
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.7
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 3/4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Cadillac Escalade 2010)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~400 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Cadillac Escalade 3 (GMT926) in 2006 – 2013;
  • Chevrolet Silverado 2 (GMT901) in 2008 – 2013;
  • Chevrolet Tahoe 3 (GMT921) in 2008 – 2009;
  • Hummer H2 (GMT820) in 2008 – 2009;
  • GMC Sierra 3 (GMT902) in 2008 – 2013;
  • GMC Yukon 3 (GMT922) in 2006 – 2014;
  • GMC Yukon XL 3 (GMT932) in 2006 – 2013.

Disadvantages of the GM L92 engine

  • Monitor the condition of the radiator and pump, many engine problems due to overheating;
  • The main reason for floating engine speed is throttle and fuel pump contamination;
  • The culprit for the tripling of this unit is most often a cracked ignition coil;
  • Saving on lubrication often results in rapid wear of the camshaft liners;
  • Also on specialized forums they scold the falling off thermal casing and exhaust manifold bolts.

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