The 2.2-liter Great Wall 491QE gasoline engine was produced in China from 2001 to 2011 and was installed on the Safe and Wingle 3 models. In fact, this engine is a copy of the Toyota 4Y-E engine. There is a modification of this power unit under the Q491ME index for more stringent Euro 4 environmental standards.
|Fuel system||distributed injection|
|Power output, hp||105 – 110|
|Torque output, Nm||190|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 8v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||91|
|Piston stroke, mm||86|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.2|
|Euro standards||EURO 2/3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Great Wall Safe 2007)
|Engine lifespan, km||~300 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Great Wall Safe in 2001 – 2010;
- Great Wall Wingle 3 in 2006 – 2011.
Disadvantages of the Great Wall GW491QE engine
- Structurally, this is a reliable and resourceful motor, but it is let down by build quality;
- Also, this unit is very afraid of overheating and its cylinder head breaks right away;
- A lot of trouble is caused by air leaks and frequent failures in the ignition system;
- Sometimes a jumper between the 4th cylinder and the antifreeze channel cracks in the engine block;
- After 100 thousand kilometers, oil consumption often appears up to 1 liter per 100 km.