Engine Toyota 2E-E

The 1.3-liter Toyota 2E-E injection engine was produced by the concern from 1986 to 1992 and was installed on the sixth generation of the Corolla and Sprinter, as well as the Starlet in the back of the P70 and P80. The modification of this power unit with a catalyst in the exhaust has its own index 2E-ELU.

The E 1.3 L family includes engines: 2E, 2E‑E, 2E‑TE, 4E‑FE, 4E‑FTE.

The engine was installed on:

  • Toyota Corolla 6 (E90) in 1987 – 1992;
  • Toyota Sprinter 6 (E90) in 1987 – 1991;
  • Toyota Starlet 3 (P70) in 1986 – 1989; Starlet 4 (P80) in 1989 – 1992.


Production years 1986-1992
Displacement, cc 1295
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 75 – 85
Torque output, Nm 95 – 105
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 12v
Cylinder bore, mm 73
Piston stroke, mm 77.4
Compression ratio 9.5
Features SOHC
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.2
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 2
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Starlet 1990)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 100

Disadvantages of the Toyota 2E-E engine

  • Most of all, the engines of this series are afraid of overheating, the cylinder head gasket often breaks through;
  • The head of the block is usually ground more than once and if the belt breaks, the valves can bend;
  • Also, a lot of problems for the owners are thrown by malfunctions in the ignition system;
  • On long runs, piston rings often lie and the oil burn begins;
  • There are no hydraulic lifters here and every 50,000 km you need to check the valve clearances.

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