Engine Toyota 5GR-FE

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.


Production years 2005-2017
Displacement, cc 2497
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
Compression ratio 10.0
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 6.2
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 4/5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Reiz 2011)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000
Weight, kg 160

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.

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