Engine Toyota 2GR-FXS

The 3.5-liter V6 Toyota 2GR-FXS engine has been produced at a plant in Japan since 2015 and is installed only on hybrid modifications of the Highlander or Lexus RX450h crossover. This engine is distinguished by the Atkinson cycle and the presence of a combined injection D4-S.

The engine was installed on:

  • Lexus RX450h 4 (AL20) since 2015;
  • Toyota Highlander 3 (XU50) in 2016 – 2019.


Production years since 2015
Displacement, cc 3456
Fuel system combined injection D4-S
Power output, hp 263
Torque output, Nm 335
Cylinder block aluminum V6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 94
Piston stroke, mm 83
Compression ratio 13.0
Features Atkinson cycle
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator VVT-iW + VVT-i
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.4
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Lexus RX 450h 2021)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000

Disadvantages of the 2GR-FXS engine

  • This is a reliable engine and at the moment it has not been marked with serious breakdowns;
  • On specialized forums, you can find a lot of complaints about oil leaks, and especially on the timing cover;
  • Due to the wedge of the electrovacuum canister purge valve, engine speed often floats;
  • The mass recall for replacing the low pressure fuel pump also applied to this motor;
  • The weak points here also include not the most durable pump and ignition coils.

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