Engine Honda B16A/B16B

Engine Honda B16A/B16B

Honda first released the legendary B16 series engine in 1989. It was a B16A engine with two camshafts and Honda’s proprietary valve timing system – VTEC. The engine was installed on the Japanese model Honda Integra. This is the first engine in which Honda has used the proprietary VTEC system.It was from that moment that the DOHC VTEC mark on the engine cover became the hallmark of the uprated engines from Honda.


Manufacturer Honda Motor Company
Also called B16
Production years 1989-2000
Cylinder block alloy aluminum
Fuel system injector
Configuration inline
Number of cylinders 4
Valves per cylinder 4
Piston stroke, mm 77.4
Cylinder bore, mm 81
Compression ratio 10.2
Displacement, cc 1595
Power output, hp 150/7600
Torque output, Nm / rpm 150/7100
Fuel type 95
Euro standards
Weight, kg 138 (B16A)
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Honda Civic)
— city
— highway
— combined
Oil consumption, gr/1000 km up to 1000
Recommended engine oil 5W-30 / 5W-40 / 10W-30 / 10W-40 / 10W-50 / 15W-40 / 15W-50
Engine oil capacity, liter 4
Oil change interval, km 10000
(better 5000)
Normal engine operating temperature, °C
Engine lifespan, km
— official information
— real


Honda B16A B16B Engine Repair Parts List

Engine Honda B16A/B16B under the hood

Full name of the part Part code
Piston without rings Honda B16A2 d81.0+0.50 (13010-P30-G00) Teikin (Piston with pin, without piston rings) 38155 0.50
Inlet valve Honda B16A 5.5x33x102.3 (14711-PR3-000) Rocky HMA1450
Exhaust valve Honda B16A/B17A/B18/D15B/D16Y/D16Z 5.5x28x102.5 (14721-PR3-000) Rocky HMB1450
Timing belt Honda Civic, CRX CT 794
Tension roller 57400
Timing drive repair kit CT794K1
Complete set of Honda gaskets B16A DOHC 1989 (06110-P2T-030) Eristic EF6162
Upper gasket set 02-53335-01
Upper Gasket Set Honda B16A1 DOHC 1991 (061A1-PR3-020) Eristic EH6161
Lower gasket set EV050
Head gasket Honda B16A DOHC 1989 (12251-PR3-004) Eristic EG616
Head gasket 61-53335-00
Valve cover gasket 15-53546-01
Intake manifold gasket 71-53543-00
Exhaust manifold gasket 71-53544-00
Water pump 50 005 084
Water pump 50005094
Lambda probe 7.02604.01.0
Universal electric fuel pump 12V 0.32 Pierburg (for carburetor machines – as fuel type) 7.21440.51.0
Basic liners MS-2215GP STD
Basic liners Honda B16A Taiho M461H-STD
Connecting rod bushings Honda B16A Taiho R462H-STD
Connecting rod bushings CB-2215GP STD
Semi-rings persistent TW-2215A STD
Semi-rings persistent Honda B16A Taiho (change to T468A) T461A-STD
Semi-rings persistent Honda L13A/L15A/LDA (13331-PR3-004/3) Taiho (= T461A) T468A-STD
Oil filter h=103.0 Honda KS Original /10 50 013 146
Fuel filter Honda Accord 1.8i-2.2i 16V, Civic 1.5i-1.8i 16V KS 50 013 824
Fuel filter Honda Accord 2.0i-2.3i 16V, Ford Mondeo 1.8 TD KS 50 013 828
Air filter 50013818
Cabin filter Honda Civic/Rover 225.0×200.0x30.0 KS (with activated carbon) 50013958
V-ribbed belt 4 PK 875
V-belt 10×838 Contitech AVX10 X 838
Cabin ventilation filter 50 013 898

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