Engine Mitsubishi 4G33

The 1.4-liter Mitsubishi 4G33 engine was assembled at the company’s factories from 1970 to 1998 and installed on many popular concern models, such as the Lancer, Galant or Delica. This motor was widely used not only in passenger cars, but also in commercial vehicles.

The 4G3 family also includes engines: 4G32 and 4G37.

The engine was installed on:

  • Mitsubishi Celeste in 1975 – 1982;
  • Mitsubishi Delica in 1979 – 1994;
  • Mitsubishi Galant A50 in 1970 – 1973;
  • Mitsubishi Lancer A70 in 1973 – 1976; Lancer A140 in 1976 – 1979;
  • Hyundai Pony in 1975 – 1990;
  • Hyundai Stellar in 1983 – 1987.

Specifications

Production years 1970-1998
Displacement, cc 1439
Fuel system carburetor (4G33 carburetor)
injector (4G33B ECI-multi)
Power output, hp 68 – 75 (4G33 carburetor)
70 – 75 (4G33B ECI-multi)
Torque output, Nm 104 – 117 (4G33 carburetor)
108 – 121 (4G33B ECI-multi)
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 8v
Cylinder bore, mm 73
Piston stroke, mm 86
Compression ratio 8.5 – 9.0 (4G33 carburetor)
9.0 (4G33B ECI-multi)
Features no
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.0
Fuel type 92
Euro standards EURO 0 (4G33 carburetor)
EURO 1/2 (4G33B ECI-multi)
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Mitsubishi Celeste 1976)
— city
— highway
— combined
9.7
5.8
7.4
Engine lifespan, km ~275 000
Weight, kg 125

Disadvantages of the Mitsubishi 4G33 engine

  • The main problems of the owners are associated with malfunctions of the capricious carburetor.
  • Also, the timing belt and the balance shaft belt have not the highest resource here.
  • Oil often oozes from gaskets and seals onto belts and gradually corrodes them.
  • The motor mounts are destroyed relatively quickly and the fuel pump does not last long.
  • Since hydraulic lifters are not provided here, the valves have to be adjusted.

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