Engine Hyundai-Kia G4HG

The 1.1-liter gasoline engine Hyundai G4HG was produced by the company from 2004 to 2013 and was installed on such well-known models of the Korean concern as i10, Atos, Getz, Kia Picanto. In 2010, the iRDE version of the engine for Euro 4 environmental standards was replaced by the iRDE 2 version for Euro 5.

Epsilon family: G3HA, G4HA, G4HC, G4HE, G4HD, G4HG.

The engine was installed on:

  • Hyundai Atos 1 (MX) in 2004 – 2008;
  • Hyundai Getz 1 (TB) in 2005 – 2009;
  • Hyundai i10 1 (PA) in 2008 – 2013;
  • Kia Picanto 1 (SA) in 2004 – 2011.


Production years 2004-2013
Displacement, cc 1086
Fuel system distributed injection
Power output, hp 63 – 67 (iRDE version)
69 (iRDE 2 version)
Torque output, Nm 96 – 98 (iRDE version)
99 (iRDE 2 version)
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 12v
Cylinder bore, mm 67
Piston stroke, mm 77
Compression ratio 10.1
Features SOHC
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.0
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 4 (iRDE version)
EURO 5 (iRDE 2 version)
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Hyundai i10 2009)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 84

Disadvantages of the Hyundai G4HG engine

  • A known engine problem is a defective crankshaft, which was installed until 2009;
  • It simply cut off the key, the gear shifted, then the timing phases got off;
  • Keep the radiators clean, the engine overheats quickly and the cylinder head leads;
  • The engine speed often floats at idle due to contamination of the throttle and idle speed controller;
  • Weaknesses also include a low resource of candles and unreliable wiring.

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