Engine Toyota 7GR-FKS

The 3.5-liter V6 Toyota 7GR-FKS engine has been produced at a plant in China since 2015 and is installed on the HiAce minibus or the Chinese version of the Land Cruiser Prado 150 SUV. This unit is essentially one of the varieties of the popular 2GR-FKS engine.

The engine was installed on:

  • Toyota HiAce 6 (H300) since 2019;
  • Toyota LC Prado 150 (J150) in 2015 – 2020.

Specifications

Production years since 2015
Displacement, cc 3456
Fuel system combined injection
Power output, hp 280
Torque output, Nm 350 – 365
Cylinder block aluminum V6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 94
Piston stroke, mm 83
Compression ratio 11.8
Features Atkinson cycle
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator VVT-iW + VVT-i
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 6.2
Fuel type 98
Euro standards EURO 5/6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota HiAce 2020)
— city
— highway
— combined
14.8
9.2
12.4
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000
Weight, kg 170

Disadvantages of the 7GR-FKS engine

  • In specialized forums, they often complain only about leaks, and especially on the timing cover;
  • Sometimes the engine speed floats here due to the canister purge vacuum valve wedge;
  • Weaknesses also include a short-lived water pump and ignition coils;
  • All engines from the GR family came under recall for replacing the fuel pump in the tank.

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