Engine Hyundai-Kia G6DH

The 3.3-liter Hyundai G6DH or Santa Fe 3.3 GDi engine was produced from 2011 to 2020 and was installed in front and all-wheel drive models such as the Cadenza, Grandeur or Sorento. This powertrain can also be found under the hood of the rear-wheel drive Genesis and Quoris models.

Lambda 3.3L family: G6DB, G6DF, G6DH, G6DM, G6DP.

The engine was installed on:

  • Genesis G80 1 (DH) in 2016 – 2020;
  • Hyundai Genesis 1 (BH) in 2011 – 2014; Genesis 2 (DH) in 2013 – 2016;
  • Hyundai Grandeur 5 (HG) in 2011 – 2016;
  • Hyundai Grand Santa Fe 1 (NC) in 2013 – 2019;
  • Hyundai Santa Fe 3 (DM) in 2012 – 2018;
  • Kia Cadenza 1 (VG) in 2011 – 2016;
  • Kia Carnival 3 (YP) in 2014 – 2018;
  • Kia Quoris 1 (KH) in 2012 – 2018;
  • Kia Sorento 3 (UM) in 2014 – 2020.

Specifications

Production years 2011-2020
Displacement, cc 3342
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 282 – 300
Torque output, Nm 337 – 348
Cylinder block aluminum V6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 92
Piston stroke, mm 83.8
Compression ratio 11.5
Features VIS
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator Dual CVVT
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 6.5 (there were versions with pallets of 5.7 and 7.3 liters)
Fuel type 95
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Hyundai Santa Fe 2015)
— city
— highway
— combined
14.3
8.1
10.2
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000
Weight, kg 216 (with attachments)

Disadvantages of the Hyundai G6DH engine

  • The bulk of complaints on specialized forums are related to oil consumption due to the occurrence of rings.
  • Due to direct injection, this engine is prone to carbon deposits on intake valves.
  • Keep the cooling system clean, aluminum units are afraid of overheating.
  • In the early years, there were many problems with the timing system, and especially with the hydraulic tensioner.
  • There are no hydraulic lifters here and valve clearances will need to be adjusted periodically.

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