The 4g63 engine is one of the most popular four-cylinder in-line engines, which was designed by the specialists of the Japanese company Mitsubishi. This power unit has about a dozen different modifications that have been installed on many Mitsubishi models.
The first modification 4G63 appeared back in 1981, and continues to be produced to this day with minor changes. The excellent technical characteristics of this motor are combined with its excellent reliability. The engines have a volume of 2.0 liters and power from 109 to 144 horsepower. The 4g63 has a cast iron cylinder block and an aluminum head for maximum overheating resistance.
|Manufacturer||Shenyang Aerospace Mitsubishi Motors Engine Manufacturing Co Ltd
|Cylinder block alloy||cast iron|
|Number of cylinders||4|
|Valves per cylinder||4|
|Piston stroke, mm||88|
|Cylinder bore, mm||85|
|Power output, hp||109/5500
|Torque output, Nm / rpm||159/4500
|Euro standards||up to Euro 4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Eclipse II)
|Oil consumption, gr/1000 km||up to 1000|
|Recommended engine oil||0W-40 / 5W-30 / 5W-40 / 5W-50 / 10W-30 / 10W-40 / 10W-50 / 10W-60 / 15W-50|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.0|
|Amount of engine oil for replacement, liter||~3.5|
|Oil change interval, km||7000-10000|
|Normal engine operating temperature, °C||—|
|Engine lifespan, km
— official information
The engine has an old design, proven for decades, and therefore high reliability. With proper care, it will serve the owner for more than one hundred thousand kilometers.
The recommendations are simple: use high-quality engine oil and change it on time. Watch for oil leaks and change drive belts in a timely manner. Other defects occur less frequently and do not cause serious damage – neither to the engine, nor to the owner’s budget.