The 2.0-liter Honda F20C engine was assembled at the company’s plant in Japan from 1999 to 2009 and was exclusively installed only on the popular sports model with the S2000 index. For a naturally aspirated powertrain, this motor has outstanding power per liter.
The engine was installed on:
- Honda S2000 1 (AP) in 1999 – 2009.
|Power output, hp||240 – 250|
|Torque output, Nm||210 – 220|
|Cylinder block||aluminum R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||87|
|Piston stroke, mm||84|
|Compression ratio||11.0 – 11.7|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.8|
|Euro standards||EURO 3/4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Honda S2000 2002)
|Engine lifespan, km||~200 000|
Disadvantages of the Honda F20C engine
- This power unit is extremely demanding on the quality of the oil and the frequency of its replacement.
- The most famous problem is the destruction of retainers, which is fatal for the motor.
- After 100 – 150 thousand kilometers, the timing chain tensioner often needs to be replaced.
- At the same mileage, an oil burn usually begins due to wear of rings or caps.
- Also, this engine is prone to regular lubricant and coolant leaks.