Engine Toyota 2UR-GSE

The 5.0-liter Toyota 2UR-GSE engine was introduced in 2007 as a unit for sports Lexus models. This motor is interesting with special Yamaha cylinder heads, titanium valves and a combined fuel injection system: a combination of direct D4-S and distributed MPI.

The UR family includes engines: 1UR‑FE, 1UR‑FSE, 2UR‑GSE, 2UR‑FSE, 3UR‑FE.

The engine was installed on:

  • Lexus GS-F L10 since 2015;
  • Lexus IS-F XE20 in 2007 – 2014;
  • Lexus LC 500 URZ100 since 2016;
  • Lexus RC-F XC10 since 2014.


Production years since 2007
Displacement, cc 4969
Fuel system combined injection
Power output, hp 416 – 477
Torque output, Nm 503 – 540
Cylinder block aluminum V8
Block head aluminum 32v
Cylinder bore, mm 94
Piston stroke, mm 89.5
Compression ratio 11.8 – 12.3
Features ACIS and ETCS-i
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator Dual VVT-i
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 8.6
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Lexus RC-F 2016)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000
Weight, kg 224

Disadvantages of the 2UR-GSE engine

  • Owners complain about moderate oil consumption up to 0.5 liters per 1000 km;
  • Some have already had to do decarbonization due to stuck rings;
  • There are cases of breakdown of the pump and hydraulic chain tensioner at low mileage;
  • In general, the reliability of this unit is at a very good level.

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