Engine Honda B16B

The 1.6-liter Honda B16B engine was produced at a Japanese company from 1997 to 2000 and was exclusively installed only on the Civic Type R sports model and only in the EK9 body. The B16B motor had the highest boost rate of 110 hp per 1 liter for its time.

The B-series also includes internal combustion engines: B16A, B18B, B18C and B20B.

The engine was installed on:

  • Honda Civic 6 (EJ) in 1997 – 2000.


Production years 1997-2000
Displacement, cc 1595
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 185
Torque output, Nm 160
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 81
Piston stroke, mm 77.4
Compression ratio 10.8
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator VTEC
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.0
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 3
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Honda Civic Type R 1999)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000
Weight, kg 128

Disadvantages of the Honda B16B engine

  • Despite the degree of forcing, this engine does not have any weak points;
  • After 150 – 200 thousand kilometers, periodically begins to break through the cylinder head gasket;
  • Monitor the condition of the timing belt, its resource is 90,000 km, and with a break, the valve bends;
  • There are no hydraulic lifters here and valve adjustment is required every 40,000 km.

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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