The Hyundai G4LH 1.5-liter turbo engine or Smartstream G 1.5 T-GDi has been assembled since 2020 and is installed on such popular Korean company models as the i30, as well as Kia Ceed and Xceed. Especially for some markets, the power of this power unit has been reduced from 160 hp to 150 hp.
Kappa R4 family: G4LA, G4LF, G4LC, G4LD, G4LG, G4LH, G4LE.
The engine was installed on:
- Hyundai i30 3 (PD) since 2020;
- Kia Ceed 3 (CD) since 2021;
- Kia XCeed 1 (CD) since 2021.
|Production years||since 2020|
|Fuel system||direct injection|
|Power output, hp||150 – 160|
|Torque output, Nm||253|
|Cylinder block||aluminum R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||71.6|
|Piston stroke, mm||92|
|Phase regulator||Dual CVVT|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.5|
|Euro standards||EURO 6|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Kia XCeed 2021)
|Engine lifespan, km||~220 000|
|Weight, kg||91 (without attachments)|
Disadvantages of the Hyundai G4LH engine
- On specialized forums, they complain only about noisy work or excessive vibration;
- Like all direct injection engines, this one suffers from carbon deposits on the intake valves;
- The network describes isolated cases of replacing the timing chain on a run of less than 100 thousand km;
- The weak points of this unit include the adsorber valve and short-lived engine mounts.