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|
|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|
|Features||EGR and ETCS-i|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.4|
|Euro standards||EURO 4/5|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Camry 2016)
|Engine lifespan, km||~250 000|
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.