Engine Toyota 1PZ

The 3.5-liter Toyota 1PZ diesel engine was produced by the company from 1990 to 1993 and was installed on the popular Land Cruiser 70 all-wheel drive SUV. This unit is also found on the Coaster passenger bus in the twentieth body.

The engine was installed on:

  • Toyota Land Cruiser 70 (J70) in 1990 – 1993;
  • Toyota Coaster 2 (B20) in 1990 – 1993.


Production years 1990-1993
Displacement, cc 3469
Fuel system vortex chamber IDI
Power output, hp 115
Torque output, Nm 230
Cylinder block cast iron R5
Block head cast iron 10v
Cylinder bore, mm 94
Piston stroke, mm 100
Compression ratio 22.7
Features no
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 10W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 9.0
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 1
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Land Cruiser 70 1993)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~500 000
Weight, kg 280

Disadvantages of the Toyota 1PZ engine

  • Outstanding reliability unit does not have any typical problems;
  • Approximately once every 100,000 km in the engine, the timing belt needs to be replaced;
  • Since there are no hydraulic compensators, the thermal clearances of the valves must be adjusted.

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