Engine Toyota 6AR-FSE

The 2.0-liter Toyota 6AR-FSE engine has been produced since 2014 at the Chinese plant of the concern and is installed only on front-wheel drive sedans. This motor can operate both on the Otto and Atkinson cycles, is equipped with a combined D4-S injection system and a VVT-iW phase regulator.

The AR family includes engines: 6AR‑FSE, 8AR‑FTS, 2AR‑FE, 2AR‑FXE, 2AR‑FSE, 5AR‑FE, 1AR‑FE.

The engine was installed on:

  • Toyota Camry 7 (XV50) in 2014 – 2017; Camry 8 (XV70) since 2017;
  • Lexus ES200 6 (XV60) since 2015.


Production years since 2014
Displacement, cc 1998
Fuel system combined injection D4-S
Power output, hp 150 – 165
Torque output, Nm 200
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 86
Piston stroke, mm 86
Compression ratio 12.7
Features EGR and ETCS-i
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator VVT-iW
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.4
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 4/5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Camry 2016)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 144

Disadvantages of the 6AR-FSE engine

  • The reliability of the motor is not bad, it has practically no weak points;
  • Most often, owners complain about all kinds of knocks during a cold start;
  • The water pump has a modest resource and can leak for 50,000 km;
  • At very high mileages, a single-row timing chain may stretch.

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