Engine Toyota 2NR-FE

The 1.5-liter Toyota 2NR-FE engine has been assembled since 2010 at the company’s Japanese plant. The motor is available in two versions: with the Dual VVT-i phase control system, as well as without it. There is a separate modification on bioethanol 2NR-FBE and two Chinese 5NR-FE and 7NR-FE.

The NR family includes engines: 3NR‑FE, 8NR‑FTS, 1NR‑FE, 1NR‑VE, 1NR‑FKE, 2NR‑FE, 2NR‑VE, 2NR‑FKE.

The engine was installed on:

  • Toyota Etios NGK15 since 2010;
  • Toyota Etios Cross NGK12 since 2014;
  • Toyota Sienta XP170 since 2016;
  • Toyota Vios XP150 since 2016;
  • Toyota Yaris XP150 since 2016.


Production years since 2010
Displacement, cc 1496
Fuel system injector MPI
Power output, hp 90 (non Dual VVT-i)
107 (Dual VVT-i)
Torque output, Nm 132 (non Dual VVT-i)
140 (Dual VVT-i)
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 72.5
Piston stroke, mm 90.6
Compression ratio 10.5 (non Dual VVT-i)
11.5 (Dual VVT-i)
Features ETCS-i
Hydraulic lifters no (non Dual VVT-i)
yes (Dual VVT-i)
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Dual VVT-i
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.4
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 3/4 (non Dual VVT-i)
EURO 4/5 (Dual VVT-i)
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Vios 2016)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~200 000
Weight, kg 98

Disadvantages of the 2NR-FE engine

  • Both versions of the engine are equally prone to a small oil burn.
  • Quite quickly, individual ignition coils and a water pump are surrendered.
  • The motor is relatively noisy and sometimes refuses to start in cold weather.

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