Engine Suzuki F6A

0.6-liter Suzuki F6A gasoline engine was produced in Japan from 1990 to 2000 and was installed on the company’s most compact models, such as the Alto, Carry and Jimny SUV. There are a large number of versions of this engine with a carburetor, injector, turbocharging.

Engines of the F-series: F6A, F8B, F10A, F10D.

Specifications

Production years 1990-2000
Displacement, cc 657
Fuel system carburetor / injector
Power output, hp 35 – 55
55 – 65 (turbo)
Torque output, Nm 50 – 65
75 – 90 (turbo)
Cylinder block cast iron R3
Block head aluminum 6/12v
Cylinder bore, mm 65
Piston stroke, mm 66
Compression ratio 8.9 – 11
8.0 – 8.5 (turbo)
Features SOHC
SOHC, intercooler (turbo)
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
yes
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.0
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 1/2
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Suzuki Alto 1999)
— city
— highway
— combined
6.3
4.0
4.9
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Suzuki Alto 3 (CL) in 1990 – 1994; Alto 4 (HA11) in 1994 – 1998; Alto 5 (HA12) in 1998 – 2000;
  • Suzuki Cappuccino 1 (EA11) in 1991 – 1998;
  • Suzuki Carry DC51 in 1991 – 1999;
  • Suzuki Jimny JA in 1990 – 1998.

Disadvantages of the Suzuki F6A engine

  • In specialized forums, oil leaks and failures in the ignition system are most often discussed;
  • In supercharged engine modifications, the turbine resource sometimes does not exceed 100,000 km;
  • The timing belt often bursts before the scheduled 90,000 km, and the valves here bend;
  • There are no hydraulic lifters and once every 20,000 km valve clearance adjustment is required.

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