Engine Toyota 2TZ-FE

The 2.4-liter Toyota 2TZ-FE engine was produced from 1990 to 1999 at the Japanese enterprise of the concern and was installed only on the rear and all-wheel drive Previa and Estima minivans. This horizontal motor is tilted 75 degrees to fit under the body floor.

The TZ family includes engines: 2TZ-FE, 2TZ‑FZE.

The engine was installed on:

  • Toyota Estima XR10 in 1990 – 1997;
  • Toyota Previa XR10 in 1990 – 1999.


Production years 1990-1999
Displacement, cc 2438
Fuel system MPI
Power output, hp 133
Torque output, Nm 206
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 95
Piston stroke, mm 86
Compression ratio 9.3
Features no
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.8
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 1/2
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Previa 1994)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~200 000
Weight, kg 175

Disadvantages of the 2TZ-FE engine

  • The main disadvantage is the extreme inconvenience of engine maintenance;
  • The location of the engine interferes with normal cooling, hence the tendency to overheat;
  • The power unit is very sensitive to the quality of the lubricant and naturally to its level;
  • Also, many owners are unhappy with high fuel consumption, especially in the city;
  • On a run of more than 120 thousand kilometers, the front crankshaft oil seal begins to leak.

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