The 2.5-liter V6 Toyota 5GR-FE engine was produced at a factory in China from 2005 to 2017 and was installed only on local versions of such popular models as the Crown and Reiz. This power unit has a distributed fuel injection and Dual VVT-i type phase regulators.
The engine was installed on:
- Toyota Crown 12 (S180) in 2005 – 2009; Crown 13 (S200) in 2009 – 2015;
- Toyota Reiz 1 (X120) in 2005 – 2010; Reiz 2 (X130) in 2010 – 2017.
|Fuel system||distributed injection|
|Power output, hp||197|
|Torque output, Nm||242|
|Cylinder block||aluminum V6|
|Block head||aluminum 24v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||87.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||69.2|
|Features||ACIS and ETCS-i|
|Phase regulator||Dual VVT-i|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||6.2|
|Euro standards||EURO 4/5|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Reiz 2011)
|Engine lifespan, km||~300 000|
Disadvantages of the 5GR-FE engine
- On local forums, the engine is mostly praised and often complains only about grease leaks.
- The problem with the crackling of the phase regulators when starting the engine is also found here.
- It is important to monitor the cooling system, the gasket breaks from any overheating.
- The weak points of the units of this series include a water pump and ignition coils.