Engine Toyota 2RZ-E

The 2.4-liter Toyota 2RZ-E engine was produced from 1989 to 2004 in Japan and only for commercial vehicles. Due to the lack of balance shafts, the motor became famous for vibrations. In parallel with the injection until 1999, a carburetor version with the 2RZ index was produced.

The RZ family includes engines: 1RZ‑E, 2RZ‑E, 2RZ‑FE, 3RZ‑FE.

The engine was installed on:

  • Toyota HiAce H100 in 1989 – 2004.


Production years 1989-2004
Displacement, cc 2438
Fuel system injector MPI
Power output, hp 120
Torque output, Nm 198
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 8v
Cylinder bore, mm 95
Piston stroke, mm 86
Compression ratio 8.8
Features no
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.1
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 2/3
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota HiAce 2003)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~500 000
Weight, kg 145

Disadvantages of the Toyota 2RZ-E engine

  • This motor is considered to be very reliable and unpretentious in maintenance.
  • Due to the lack of balance shafts in the design, the engine is prone to vibrations.
  • Unstable operation of the unit is usually associated with out-of-adjustment valves.
  • By a run of 200 thousand kilometers, a timing chain may well be asked for a replacement.

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