Engine Mitsubishi 4G53

The 2.4-liter Mitsubishi 4G53 or G53B gasoline engine was produced from 1975 to 1998 and was installed only on the Japanese army SUV with the laconic name Jeep. This power unit is known only among fans of hard off-road rides.

The 4G5 family includes engines: 4G52 and 4G54.

The engine was installed on:

  • Mitsubishi Jeep in 1975- 1998.


Production years 1975-1998
Displacement, cc 2384
Fuel system carburetor
Power output, hp 110
Torque output, Nm 200
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 8v
Cylinder bore, mm 88
Piston stroke, mm 98
Compression ratio 8.0
Features no
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.9
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 0
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Mitsubishi Jeep 1982)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~400 000
Weight, kg 190

Disadvantages of the Mitsubishi 4G53 engine

  • The simple and reliable design of the power unit is designed for high mileage;
  • However, you need to understand that with spare parts for such an engine, everything is difficult;
  • Most of the problems with this motor are somehow related to carburetor failures;
  • Timing chain components may require attention after approximately 250,000 km;
  • There are no hydraulic lifters and periodically here you need to adjust the valve clearances.

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