Engine Toyota 2NR-FKE

The 1.5-liter Toyota 2NR-FKE engine has been assembled since 2015 at the company’s Japanese plant and only for the local car market. This engine operates on an economical Atkinson cycle with a compression ratio of 13.5: 1, and also has a proprietary VVT-iE variable valve timing system.

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 Corolla Axio E160 since 2015;
  • Toyota Corolla Fielder E160 since 2015;
  • Toyota Porte XP140 since 2015;
  • Toyota Sienta XP170 since 2015.


Production years since 2015
Displacement, cc 1496
Fuel system injector MPI
Power output, hp 109
Torque output, Nm 136
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 72.5
Piston stroke, mm 90.6
Compression ratio 13.5
Features ETCS-i
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator VVT-iE
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.4
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Corolla Axio 2016)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~200 000
Weight, kg 97

Disadvantages of the 2NR-FKE engine

  • This engine does not like bad fuel and poor quality engine oil;
  • A number of owners note a small oil burner and loud noises during a cold start;
  • Carbon deposits in the intake manifold accumulate already by a run of 30 thousand km;
  • Ignition coils and water pump have a relatively modest resource.

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