Engine Hyundai G4FL

The 1.5-liter Hyundai G4FL or Smartstream G 1.5 MPi engine has been in production since 2018 and is installed on models for the Indian and Chinese market, such as Kia Carens, Seltos or Sonet.

Gamma family: G4FA, G4FL, G4FS, G4FC, G4FD, G4FG, G4FJ, G4FM, G4FP, G4FT, G4FU.


Production years since 2018
Displacement, cc 1497
Fuel system distributed injection
Power output, hp 115
Torque output, Nm 144
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 75.6
Piston stroke, mm 83.4
Compression ratio 10.5
Features ISG
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator Dual CVVT
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.8
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Kia Sonet 2021)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 96

The engine was installed on:

  • Hyundai Accent 5 (YC) since 2020;
  • Hyundai Creta 2 (SU2) since 2019;
  • Hyundai Elantra 7 (CN7) since 2020;
  • Hyundai Stargazer 1 (KS) since 2022;
  • Kia Carens 5 (KY) since 2022;
  • Kia Cerato 4 (BD) since 2018;
  • Kia Seltos 1 (SP2) since 2019;
  • Kia Sonet 1 (QY) since 2020.

Disadvantages of the Hyundai G4FL engine

  • On specialized forums, it is mostly praised and no weaknesses were found.
  • Like all aluminum engines, it is afraid of overheating, keep an eye on cooling.
  • For engines of this family, the timing chain does not differ in resource, let’s see how it will be here.

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