Engine Suzuki K14B

The 1.4-liter Suzuki K14B gasoline engine has been produced by the Japanese concern since 2010 and is installed on many popular compact models such as Swift, Baleno and Ertiga. This motor is actively installed on cars of the Chinese company Changan with the JL473Q1 index.

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


Production years since 2010
Displacement, cc 1372
Fuel system distributed injection
Power output, hp 92 – 101
Torque output, Nm 120 – 130
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 73
Piston stroke, mm 82
Compression ratio 10.0 – 11.0
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator at the intake
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.1
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Suzuki Swift 2012)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Suzuki Baleno 2 (EW) since 2015;
  • Suzuki Ciaz 1 (VC) since 2014;
  • Suzuki Ertiga 1 (ZE) in 2012 – 2018;
  • Suzuki Swift 4 (NZ) in 2010 – 2017.

Disadvantages of the Suzuki K14B engine

  • This motor turned out to be very reliable, but it rarely worries and only in small things;
  • The main cause of unstable operation is the contamination of nozzles and throttle;
  • Failures in the operation of one of the cylinders are usually due to the formation of a crack in one of the ignition coils;
  • There are complaints about the very long warm-up of this motor in the winter;
  • There are no hydraulic lifters and every 100,000 km valve clearance adjustment is required.

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