Engine Toyota 2AZ-FSE

The 2.4-liter Toyota 2AZ-FSE engine was produced from 2003 to 2009 at a factory in Japan and was installed only on the top version of the popular Avensis sedan with an automatic transmission. The motor was equipped with a proprietary D4 direct injection system and a VVT-i phase regulator at the intake.

The AZ family also includes engines: 1AZ‑FE, 1AZ‑FSE, 2AZ‑FE and 2AZ‑FXE.

The engine was installed on:

  • Toyota Avensis T250 in 2003 – 2009.


Production years 2003-2009
Displacement, cc 2362
Fuel system direct injection D4
Power output, hp 163
Torque output, Nm 230
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 88.5
Piston stroke, mm 96
Compression ratio 11.0
Features ETCS-i
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator VVT-i intake
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.8
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 4/5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Avensis 2008)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 137

Disadvantages of the 2AZ-FSE engine

  • Engine overheating due to stripped cylinder head bolts and coolant leakage;
  • Floating engine speed and engine vibration due to dirty throttle;
  • Engines of recent years of production suffer from a progressive oil burn;
  • Proprietary direct fuel injection system is sensitive to gasoline quality;
  • The water pump can give up at 50,000 km, after 150,000 km the chain stretches.

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