Engine 4G63 under the hood

Engine Mitsubishi 4G63

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.

Engine 4G63The 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
Mizushima Plant
Also called Sirius
Production years 1981
Cylinder block alloy cast iron
Fuel system injector
Configuration inline
Number of cylinders 4
Valves per cylinder 4
Piston stroke, mm 88
Cylinder bore, mm 85
Compression ratio 9
Displacement, cc 1997
Power output, hp 109/5500
Torque output, Nm / rpm 159/4500
Fuel type 95
Euro standards up to Euro 4
Weight, kg ~160
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Eclipse II)
— city
— highway
— combined
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
— real


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.

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