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.
|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|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||5.7|
|Euro standards||EURO 3/4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Cadillac Escalade 2010)
|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.