Engine Hyundai G6BP

The Hyundai G6BP 2.0-liter V6 engine was produced at a factory in Korea from 1998 to 2005 and was installed only in the base versions of the Grandeur XG sedan and then only in some markets. During the transition to Euro 3 environmental standards, this power unit was derated from 148 to 137 hp.

The Delta family also includes engines: G6BA and G6BV.

The engine was installed on:

  • Hyundai Grandeur 3 (XG) in 1998 – 2005.


Production years 1998-2005
Displacement, cc 1998
Fuel system distributed injection
Power output, hp 137 – 148
Torque output, Nm 177 – 183
Cylinder block aluminum V6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 75.2
Piston stroke, mm 75
Compression ratio 10.0
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.5
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 2/3
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Hyundai Grandeur 2003)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 144 (180 with attachments)

Disadvantages of the Hyundai G6BP engine

  • The motor has flaps in the intake, and their bolts are unscrewed and fall into the cylinders;
  • Also here sometimes there is a timing belt jump due to the wedge of its hydraulic tensioner;
  • Many complaints are related to the oil burner, it appears closer to 200,000 km;
  • Engine speed regularly floats due to contamination of the throttle, idle speed controller or injectors;
  • The weak points of such a unit include the ignition system and hydraulic lifters.

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