Engine Mazda FE 2.0l

The Mazda FE 2.0-liter gasoline engine was assembled at a plant in Japan from 1981 to 2001 in many versions: with 8/12 valve head, carburetor, injector, turbocharging. This unit was installed on the 626 model in the back of GC and GD, and also on the Kia Sportage under the FEE index.

The F-engine family includes: F6, FP, FP‑DE, F8, FE, FE‑DE, FE3N, FS, FS‑DE, FS‑ZE, F2.

The engine was installed on:

  • Mazda 626 GC in 1982 – 1987; 626 GD in 1987 – 1992;
  • Mazda 929 HB in 1981 – 1986; 929 HC in 1986 – 1991;
  • Mazda B-series UD in 1981 – 1985; B-series 4 (UF) in 1985 – 1987;
  • Mazda Capella GC in 1982 – 1987; Capella GD in 1987 – 1992;
  • Mazda Cosmo HB in 1981 – 1989;
  • Mazda MX-6 GD in 1987 – 1992;
  • Mazda Luce HB in 1981 – 1986; Luce HC in 1986 – 1991;
  • Kia Clarus 1 (FE) in 1995 – 2001;
  • Kia Sportage 1 (JA) in 1994 – 2003.

Specifications

Production years 1981-2001
Displacement, cc 1998
Fuel system carburetor (FE)
injector (FE-E)
injector (FET)
Power output, hp 80 – 110 (FE)
90 – 120 (FE-E)
120 – 135 (FET)
Torque output, Nm 150 – 165 (FE)
150 – 170 (FE-E)
200 – 240 (FET)
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 8v / 12v
Cylinder bore, mm 86
Piston stroke, mm 86
Compression ratio 8.6 (FE)
9.0 – 9.9 (FE-E)
8.2 (FET)
Features SOHC
Hydraulic lifters only on 12v cylinder head
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no (FE)
no (FE-E)
yes (FET)
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.9
Fuel type 92
Euro standards EURO 0 (FE)
EURO 1 (FE-E)
EURO 1 (FET)
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Mazda 626 1985)
— city
— highway
— combined
11.2
7.3
8.7
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000
Weight, kg 164.3

Disadvantages of the Mazda FE 2.0l engine

  • Carburetor versions are difficult to set up, you will need a smart specialist;
  • Injected versions of this engine cause a lot of problems in the ignition system;
  • After 200,000 km, oil scraper rings often lie and lubricant consumption appears;
  • According to the regulations, the timing belt is changed every 60,000 km, but when it breaks, the valves do not bend;
  • There are no hydraulic lifters and every 60 – 80 thousand km valve adjustment is required.

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