Engine Suzuki R06A

The 0.6-liter 12-valve Suzuki R06A engine has been assembled at a factory in Japan since 2011 and is installed on popular kei cars of the company, such as Alto, Hustler or various versions of the Wagon R. There are two modifications of the unit: atmospheric for 50-55 hp and turbocharged 65 hp.

Specifications

Production years since 2011
Displacement, cc 658
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 50 – 55 (R06A)
65 (R06A-T)
Torque output, Nm 60 – 65 (R06A)
95 – 100 (R06A-T)
Cylinder block aluminum R3
Block head aluminum 12v
Cylinder bore, mm 64
Piston stroke, mm 68.2
Compression ratio 11.0 – 11.5 (R06A)
9.1 (R06A-T)
Features DOHC (R06A)
DOHC, intercooler (R06A-T)
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator at intake and exhaust (R06A)
at intake (R06A-T)
Turbocharging no (R06A)
yes (R06A-T)
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 2.9
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5/6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Suzuki Alto 2017)
— city
— highway
— combined
4.8
2.9
3.7
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Suzuki Alto 7 (HA25) in 2011 – 2014; Alto 8 (HA36) since 2014;
  • Suzuki Every 6 (DA17) since 2015;
  • Suzuki Jimny 4 (GJ) since 2018;
  • Suzuki Hustler 1 (MR31) in 2014 – 2019; Hustler 2 (MR52) since 2019;
  • Suzuki Spacia 1 (MK32) in 2013 – 2017; Spacia 2 (MK53) since 2017;
  • Suzuki Wagon R 5 (MH34) in 2012 – 2017; Wagon R 6 (MH35) since 2017;
  • Suzuki MR Wagon 3 (MF33) in 2011 – 2016;
  • Mazda Carol VI (HB25) in 2012 – 2014; Carol VII (HB36) since 2014;
  • Mazda Flair I (MJ34) in 2012 – 2017; Flair II (MJ55) since 2017;
  • Mitsubishi Town Box 2 (DS17) since 2015;
  • Nissan Moco 3 (G33) in 2011 – 2016.

Disadvantages of the Suzuki R06A engine

  • On specialized forums, owners complain about the very long warm-up of the unit in the winter;
  • In supercharged versions, the turbine often fails on runs of 150 – 200 thousand km;
  • A thin timing chain has approximately the same resource, and when it is stretched, the valves bend;
  • On trifles, sensors and not very reliable ignition coils can disturb here.

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