The 2.0-liter Mazda FS-DE engine was produced at the company’s factories from 1997 to 2004 and was installed on such popular models as Premacy, Protege, Capella, Familia, 323 or 626. In the US market, they offered a turbo version of this engine with 170 hp with index FS-DET.
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 323 BJ in 2000 – 2003;
- Mazda 626 GF in 1997 – 2002;
- Mazda Capella GF in 1997 – 2002;
- Mazda Capella GW in 1997 – 2002;
- Mazda Familia BJ in 2000 – 2004;
- Mazda MPV LW in 1999 – 2002;
- Mazda Premacy CP in 1999 – 2004;
- Mazda Protege BJ in 2000 – 2003;
- Kia Carens 1 (RS) in 1999 – 2006.
|Fuel system||distributed injection|
|Power output, hp||115 – 140|
|Torque output, Nm||170 – 185|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||83|
|Piston stroke, mm||92|
|Compression ratio||9.1 – 9.7|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||3.5|
|Euro standards||EURO 3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Mazda 626 1998)
|Engine lifespan, km||~450 000|
Disadvantages of the Mazda FS-DE engine
- This motor is famous for its simplicity and reliability, and also has a good resource;
- Don’t let the engine overheat, the head drives quickly, and a new one is expensive;
- After 150,000 km of run, the power units of this series often consume oil;
- The timing belt is replaced every 60,000 km, but when it breaks, the valves do not bend;
- There are no hydraulic lifters and valve clearances need to be adjusted every 100,000 km.