The 3.0-liter gasoline V6 engine Hyundai G6AT was produced by the company from 1990 to 2003 and was installed on such popular concern models as the Sonata sedan and Galloper SUVs. This power unit in its design was a clone of the famous Mitsubishi 6G72 engine.
The engine was installed on:
- Hyundai Galloper 1 (JI) in 1991 – 1997; Galloper 2 (JK) in 1997 – 2003;
- Hyundai Sonata 2 (Y2) in 1990 – 1993; Sonata 3 (Y3) in 1993 – 1998.
|Fuel system||distributed injection|
|Power output, hp||141 – 161|
|Torque output, Nm||220 – 250|
|Cylinder block||cast iron V6|
|Block head||aluminum 12v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||91.1|
|Piston stroke, mm||76|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.6|
|Euro standards||EURO 2|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Hyundai Galloper 1995)
|Engine lifespan, km||~220 000|
Disadvantages of the Hyundai G6AT engine
- The motors of the first years of production had poor build quality and some components;
- Especially often, the engines of this line were wedged due to poor-quality liners;
- Then the quality increased and now these power units are scolded only for the oil burner;
- Also on the specialized forums there are a lot of complaints about floating speed due to throttle contamination;
- Weaknesses include short-lived hydraulic lifters and ignition system.