Engine Toyota 2NR-VE

The 1.5-liter Toyota 2NR-VE engine has been assembled since 2015 in Japan for Asian models. This motor is available in two versions: for EURO 3 and for EURO 4/5 with different compression ratios. All modifications of this power unit are equipped with Dual VVT-i phase control systems.

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 Avanza F650 since 2015;
  • Toyota Rush F800 since 2017;
  • Daihatsu Terios J300 since 2017;
  • Perodua Myvi since 2017.


Production years since 2015
Displacement, cc 1496
Fuel system injector MPI
Power output, hp 104
Torque output, Nm 136
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 72.5
Piston stroke, mm 90.6
Compression ratio 10.5 – 11.5
Features ETCS-i
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator Dual VVT-i
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.4
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 3/4/5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Rush 2017)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~200 000
Weight, kg 99

Disadvantages of the 2NR-VE engine

  • On specialized forums, if they complain, then only about noisy work and a small oil burner;
  • Ignition coils and a water pump turned out to be rather short-lived in operation.

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