The 2.0-liter Toyota 1VZ-FE engine was produced from 1988 to 1992 at the concern’s American plant and was installed only on the top-end Prominent version of the Camry sedan of two generations. Due to problems with overheating, this power unit lasted less than five years on the assembly line.
The engine was installed on:
- Toyota Camry 2 (V20) in 1988 – 1991;
- Toyota Camry V30 in 1990 – 1992.
|Power output, hp||136|
|Torque output, Nm||173|
|Cylinder block||cast iron V6|
|Block head||aluminum 24v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||78|
|Piston stroke, mm||69.5|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.1|
|Euro standards||EURO 1/2|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Camry 1990)
|Engine lifespan, km||~250 000|
Disadvantages of the 1VZ-FE engine
- The most famous problem is cylinder head cracking due to gasket breakdown.
- The low reliability of the fan hydraulic drive also often leads to overheating.
- There is accelerated wear of the connecting rod bearings and crankshaft main journals.
- In addition, spare parts for this motor are unreasonably expensive and not widely distributed.
- The rest of the minuses include the high consumption of fuel and engine oil for waste.