Engine Suzuki K10A

The 1.0-liter 16-valve Suzuki K10A engine was produced by the company from 1997 to 2006 and was installed on export modifications of the Wagon R model, under the names Plus or Solio. Later versions of this unit were equipped with an intake dephaser, as well as a turbocharger.

Engines of the K-series: K6A, K10A, K10B, K12B, K14C, K14B, K15B.


Production years 1997-2006
Displacement, cc 996
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 65 – 70 (K10A)
100 (K10A-T)
Torque output, Nm 85 – 95 (K10A)
118 – 122 (K10A-T)
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 68
Piston stroke, mm 68.6
Compression ratio 9.4 – 10 (K10A)
8.4 (K10A-T)
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator at the intake (option)
Turbocharging no (K10A)
Hitachi HT07 (K10A-T)
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.5
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 2/3
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Suzuki Wagon R+ 1999)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Suzuki Wagon R Plus 1 (MA61) in 1997 – 2000;
  • Suzuki Wagon R Solio 1 (MA63) in 1999 – 2006.

Disadvantages of the Suzuki K10A engine

  • This unit does not tolerate bad fuel, nozzles clog very quickly here;
  • It is also not recommended to save on lubrication, the rings will lie down and the oil will begin to burn;
  • In supercharged engine modifications, the turbine usually serves from 100 to 150 thousand km;
  • There are no hydraulic lifters and once every 30,000 km you need to adjust the valve clearances;
  • The weak points of the engine include a thin timing chain and ignition coils.

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