The General Motors LFY 3.6-liter V6 engine has been produced at the American plant since 2017 and is installed on the Chevrolet Traverse full-size crossover, as well as the similar Buick Enclave. The motor differs from its predecessors with a new intake manifold and the presence of a start-stop system.
High Feature engine family: L3B, LP9, LF1, LFX, LFY, LGX, LLT, LY7.
|Production years||since 2017|
|Fuel system||direct injection|
|Power output, hp||318|
|Torque output, Nm||360|
|Cylinder block||aluminum V6|
|Block head||aluminum 24v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||94|
|Piston stroke, mm||85.6|
|Phase regulator||Dual VVT|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||5.7|
|Euro standards||EURO 5/6|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Chevrolet Traverse 2018)
|Engine lifespan, km||~300 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Buick Enclave 2 (C1XX) since 2017;
- Chevrolet Traverse 2 (C1XX) since 2017.
Disadvantages of the GM LFY engine
- This is a very reliable engine, but it requires oil changes as often as possible.
- If you update the lubricant according to the regulations, then the timing chain tensioners will not last long.
- Like all direct injection units, it suffers from carbon deposits on the intake valves.
- All engines of this series are very afraid of overheating, and radiators, as luck would have it, regularly leak.
- And an even bigger recall campaign for the High Feature engine touched this motor as well.