The 1.3-liter Toyota 2E-TE turbo engine was assembled at the company’s factory from 1986 to 1989 and was installed only on the third generation of the popular Starlet model in Japan in the back of the P70. The version of this engine with a catalyst in the exhaust is known under its own index 2E-TELU.
The engine was installed on:
- Toyota Starlet 3 (P70) in 1986 – 1989.
|Power output, hp||100 – 110|
|Torque output, Nm||150 – 160|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 12v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||73|
|Piston stroke, mm||77.4|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||3.2|
|Euro standards||EURO 2|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Starlet 1988)
|Engine lifespan, km||~200 000|
Disadvantages of the Toyota 2E-TE engine
- First of all, this is a very rare motor, there are problems with service and spare parts;
- The engine overheats easily, the cylinder head gasket burns out extremely often in it;
- For the same reason, valve stem seals are tanned here and lubricant consumption appears;
- After 100,000 km, piston rings lie, which again leads to oil burn;
- A lot of headaches for owners are thrown by malfunctions in the ignition system.