The 1.5-liter 16-valve Hyundai G4ER engine was produced by the company from 1995 to 2000 and was installed on the first generation of the Accent model and its variants such as Excel or Verna. Such a power unit is known in many sources under a completely different G4FK index.
The engine was installed on:
- Hyundai Accent 1 (X3) in 1995 – 1999.
|Fuel system||distributed injection|
|Power output, hp||99|
|Torque output, Nm||134|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||75.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||83.5|
|Timing drive||chain & belt|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||3.3|
|Euro standards||EURO 2|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Hyundai Accent 1997)
|Engine lifespan, km||~300 000|
Disadvantages of the Hyundai G4ER engine
- The unit as a whole is reliable, it is often let down by the build quality and some components;
- Often they complain only about floating engine speeds due to contamination of the throttle or idle speed controller;
- Once every 60,000 km, the timing belt is changed, and once every 120,000 km, the chain between the camshafts;
- After 100 thousand km, hydraulic lifters wear out and begin to knock strongly;
- Closer to 200 thousand km, valve stem seals are tanned and lubricant consumption appears.