Engine Great Wall GW4B15A

The 1.5-liter Great Wall GW4B15A engine has been produced at a facility in China since 2020 and is installed in the popular F7 crossover and the similar F7x. This turbo engine differs from its predecessor in a different turbine and injection system of 350 bar.

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


Production years since 2020
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 4.0
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Haval F7x 2021)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~220 000
Weight, kg 115

The engine was installed on:

  • Haval F7 I since 2020;
  • Haval F7x I since 2020;
  • Haval Dargo I since 2020.

Disadvantages of the Great Wall GW4B15A engine

  • At the moment, the engine has proven itself well and there are few breakdowns here;
  • Often they complain only about floating engine speeds due to carbon deposits on the valves;
  • In the service station, the weak points of this unit include the ignition system and the fuel pump;
  • Some owners have experienced turbine failures due to a burst pipe.

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