The 2.5-liter Toyota 5AR-FE engine has been produced since 2013 at the company’s Chinese plant and is installed on the concern’s front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive models, but only for the local car market. All versions of this unit are equipped with the Dual VVT-i variable valve timing system.
The engine was installed on:
- Toyota Camry 7 (XV50) in 2015 – 2017;
- Toyota Harrier 3 (XU60) since 2013;
- Toyota RAV4 4 (XA40) in 2013 – 2018.
|Production years||since 2013|
|Fuel system||injector MPI|
|Power output, hp||179|
|Torque output, Nm||234|
|Cylinder block||aluminum R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||90|
|Piston stroke, mm||98|
|Features||ACIS and ETCS-i|
|Phase regulator||Dual VVT-i|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.4|
|Euro standards||EURO 3/4/5|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Camry 2015)
|Engine lifespan, km||~300 000|
Disadvantages of the 5AR-FE engine
- In terms of reliability, this is one of the best engines for its time;
- Is that the water pump here has a relatively small resource;
- A number of owners complain about the strong crackling of the VVT-i system clutches during cold start.