Engine Toyota 1NR-FKE

The 1.3-liter Toyota 1NR-FKE engine has been assembled in Japan since 2014, mainly for the local car market. This engine operates on an economical Atkinson cycle, has a high compression ratio and is equipped with a variable valve timing system VVT-iE.

The NR family includes engines: 3NR‑FE, 8NR‑FTS, 1NR‑FE, 1NR‑VE, 1NR‑FKE, 2NR‑FE, 2NR‑VE, 2NR‑FKE.

The engine was installed on:

  • Toyota Ractis NCP120 since 2014;
  • Toyota Yaris XP130 since 2014;
  • Subaru Trezia since 2014.


Production years since 2014
Displacement, cc 1329
Fuel system injector MPI
Power output, hp 99
Torque output, Nm 121
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 72.5
Piston stroke, mm 80.5
Compression ratio 13.5
Features ETCS-i
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator VVT-iE
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.4
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Ractis 2015)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~200 000
Weight, kg 99

Disadvantages of the 1NR-FKE engine

  • The power unit is extremely demanding on the quality of fuel and engine oil;
  • Some owners complain about a small oil burner and loud work;
  • The intake manifold is quickly overgrown with soot, thanks to the EGR valve;
  • Relatively modest resource have ignition coils and water pump.

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