The company assembled the 3.6-liter V6 petrol engine Porsche MCX.ZA from 2014 to 2017 and installed it only on a restyled version of the second-generation Cayenne GTS crossover. There is a derated version of the unit with the MCU.RA index for modifying the Cayenne S.
Engines of M46-line: M46.20, MCX.ZA, MCT.LA.
|Fuel system||direct injection|
|Power output, hp||440|
|Torque output, Nm||600|
|Cylinder block||aluminum V6|
|Block head||aluminum 24v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||96|
|Piston stroke, mm||83|
|Phase regulator||at intake and exhaust|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||9.0|
|Euro standards||EURO 6|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Porsche Cayenne GTS 2015)
|Engine lifespan, km||~200 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Porsche Cayenne 2 (92A) in 2014 – 2017.
Disadvantages of the Porsche MCX.ZA engine
- The most famous problem of the engines of this line is scuffing in the cylinders.
- Their appearance greatly accelerates bad fuel, overheating and rare oil changes.
- A lot of trouble is delivered by bursting plastic tubes of the cooling system.
- After 150,000 km of run, you are likely to have to replace the timing chains.
- Weaknesses also include ignition coils, high pressure fuel pumps, turbines and a pump in the tank.