The 1.0-liter Toyota 1KR-DE engine has been produced since 2012 in Japan and is only installed on compact models for Southeast Asia. This motor is as cheap and simplified as possible, for example, it does not have a phase regulator. A slightly more powerful version carries the index 1KR-DE2.
The engine was installed on:
- Toyota Agya in 2012 – 2017;
- Daihatsu Ayla since 2012;
- Daihatsu Hijet since 2016;
- Perodua Axia in 2014 – 2017.
|Production years||since 2012|
|Fuel system||injector MPI|
|Power output, hp||65 – 66|
|Torque output, Nm||85 – 90|
|Cylinder block||aluminum R3|
|Block head||aluminum 12v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||71|
|Piston stroke, mm||84|
|Compression ratio||10.5 – 11|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||3.1|
|Euro standards||EURO 3/4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Agya 2012)
|Engine lifespan, km||~200 000|
Disadvantages of the 1KR-DE engine
- Asian drivers note its noisy operation and strong vibrations;
- The timing chain can stretch up to 100,000 km, and the pump can leak up to 50,000 km.