The 2.0-liter Honda G20A gasoline engine was produced in Japan from 1989 to 1998 and was installed on a number of large models of the concern, such as Ascot, Rafaga, Saber, Inspire and Vigor. This power unit, according to a generally accepted legend, was created on the basis of a Formula 1 car engine.
The G-series also includes an internal combustion engine: G25A.
The engine was installed on:
- Acura TL 1 (UA) in 1995 – 1998;
- Honda Ascot 2 (CE) in 1993 – 1997;
- Honda Inspire 1 (CC) in 1989 – 1995;
- Honda Inspire 2 (UA) in 1995 – 1998;
- Honda Rafaga 1 (CE) in 1993 – 1997;
- Honda Saber 1 (UA) in 1995 – 1998;
- Honda Vigor 3 (CB) in 1989 – 1995.
|Power output, hp||155 – 160|
|Torque output, Nm||185|
|Cylinder block||aluminum R5|
|Block head||aluminum 20v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||82|
|Piston stroke, mm||75.6|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.3|
|Euro standards||EURO 1/2|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Honda Ascot 1995)
|Engine lifespan, km||~350 000|
Disadvantages of the Honda G20A engine
- This engine is considered reliable, but there are problems with service and spare parts;
- On specialized forums, owners complain about frequent oil leaks from gaskets and seals;
- The timing belt is designed for approximately 100,000 km, and when it breaks, the valve always bends;
- Very often idle speed floats, there are many reasons, start with the throttle and idle valve;
- When the engine is unstable, a simple valve adjustment often helps.