Engine Hyundai-Kia G4FM

The 1.6-liter Hyundai G4FM or Elantra 1.6 Smartstream engine has been assembled since 2018 and is installed on such popular models as Cerato, Venue and Elantra. In addition to the MPi port injection version, there is also a DPi dual injection version.

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


Production years since 2018
Displacement, cc 1598
Fuel system distributed injection
Power output, hp 123
Torque output, Nm 154
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 75.6
Piston stroke, mm 89
Compression ratio 11.2
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator yes
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.4
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5/6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Hyundai Elantra 2020)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 98.8

The engine was installed on:

  • Hyundai Accent 5 (YC) since 2019;
  • Hyundai Elantra 6 (AD) in 2018 – 2020; Elantra 7 (CN7) since 2020;
  • Hyundai Venue 1 (QX) since 2019;
  • Kia Cerato 4 (BD) since 2018.

Disadvantages of the Hyundai G4FM engine

  • All engines of the series suffer from scuffing in the cylinders;
  • Engines are known for high oil consumption from day one;
  • There are problems with service stations and spare parts in many countries.

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