The 2.5-liter V6 Honda J25A engine was produced at the American plant from 1998 to 2003 and was installed only on the popular third-generation Inspire model or its counterpart Saber. This motor is considered the rarest in the extensive family of J-series V-shaped motors.
The engine was installed on:
- Acura TL 2 (UA4) in 1998 – 2003;
- Honda Inspire 3 (UA4) in 1998 – 2003;
- Honda Saber 2 (UA4) in 1998 – 2003.
|Power output, hp||200|
|Torque output, Nm||240|
|Cylinder block||aluminum V6|
|Block head||aluminum 24v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||86|
|Piston stroke, mm||71.6|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.4|
|Euro standards||EURO 2/3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Honda Saber 1999)
|Engine lifespan, km||~350 000|
Disadvantages of the Honda J25A engine
- This particular motor is rare, but the whole series is famous for its reliability;
- Keep an eye on the oil level, when it falls, the camshafts wear out quickly;
- Due to contamination of the throttle valve, engine speed often floats here;
- The timing belt serves about 100 thousand km, and when it breaks the valve bends 100%;
- Valve clearances require adjustment every 50,000 km, there are no hydraulic lifters.