The 1.5-liter Hyundai G4DJ engine was produced from 1985 to 1995 under license from Mitsubishi and was essentially a copy of the 8-valve version of the popular 4G15 power unit. In addition to the version with an injector, a carburetor modification with the G4AJ index is often found.
The Orion family also includes engines: G4DG.
The engine was installed on:
- Hyundai Excel 1 (X1) in 1985 – 1989; Excel 2 (X2) in 1989 – 1995;
- Hyundai Pony 3 (X1) in 1985 – 1989; Pony 4 (X2) in 1989 – 1994;
- Hyundai Lantra 1 (J1) in 1990 – 1995;
- Hyundai Scoupe 1 (X2) in 1988 – 1993.
|Power output, hp||76 – 86|
|Torque output, Nm||115 – 130|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 8v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||75.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||82|
|Recommended engine oil||10W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||3.3|
|Euro standards||EURO 1/2|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Hyundai Lantra 1994)
|Engine lifespan, km||~200 000|
|Weight, kg||115 (without attachments)|
Disadvantages of the Hyundai G4DJ engine
- The most famous problem is the oil burner due to stuck piston rings;
- Also, the throttle assembly quickly wears out here and the engine speed starts to float;
- Carefully monitor the condition of the timing belt or if it breaks, the valves will bend;
- This engine does not like to start in severe frost and can simply pour candles;
- On specialized forums, an unreliable gas pump and weak pillows of the unit are constantly scolded.