Engine GM LSD

The 1.5-liter General Motors LSD turbo engine has been produced at a plant in Mexico since 2022 and is installed on restyled versions of the GMC Terrain 2 and Chevrolet Equinox 3 crossovers. This engine differs from its predecessor in the series with an upgraded fuel system.

Small Gasoline Engine family: LV7, LE2, L3A, LFV, LSD, LYX.


Production years since 2022
Displacement, cc 1490
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 175
Torque output, Nm 275
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 74
Piston stroke, mm 86.6
Compression ratio 10.0
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator Dual VVT
Turbocharging yes
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.0 (4.0 liters for the front-wheel drive version)
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for GMC Terrain 2023)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 115

The engine was installed on:

  • Chevrolet Equinox 3 (D2XX) since 2022;
  • GMC Terrain 2 (D2XX) since 2022.

Disadvantages of the GM LSD engine

  • On specialized forums, they mostly praise him and complain only about rare glitches in electrical.
  • Due to direct injection, the unit is prone to the formation of deposits on the intake valves.
  • The engines of this series suffer from detonation, and then the injection pressure was raised.
  • Also, some fancy catalyst appeared here, let’s look at its resource.

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