Engine Great Wall GW4B15

The 1.5-liter Great Wall GW4B15 turbo engine has been assembled at a Chinese factory since 2018 and is installed on the basic modifications of the group’s most popular F7 and F7x crossovers. In some markets, such a turbo engine in 2020 gave way to the updated GW4B15A unit.

Own 1.5-liter engines: GW4B15, GW4B15A, GW4B15D.


Production years since 2018
Displacement, cc 1499
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 150 – 170
Torque output, Nm 280 – 285
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 76
Piston stroke, mm 82.6
Compression ratio 9.6
Features CVVL
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator on both shafts
Turbocharging yes
Recommended engine oil 0W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.8
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Haval F7 2019)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~200 000
Weight, kg 115

The engine was installed on:

  • Haval F7 I since 2018;
  • Haval F7x I since 2019.

Disadvantages of the Great Wall GW4B15 engine

  • The main problem is valve coking due to the direct injection system.
  • On specialized forums, there are often complaints about failures in the ignition system.
  • The network describes a number of cases of replacing the fuel pump and lambda probes under warranty.
  • Due to the fault of a bursting turbine pipe, engine power can drop sharply.

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