Engine Toyota 8GR-FKS

The Toyota 8GR-FKS 3.5-liter V6 engine has been produced at the concern’s plant in Japan since 2017 and is installed only on the Lexus LS350, which is offered in a limited number of markets. Such a power unit is essentially one of the varieties of the popular 2GR-FKS motor.

The engine was installed on:

  • Lexus LS350 5 (XF50) since 2017.

Specifications

Production years since 2017
Displacement, cc 3456
Fuel system combined injection
Power output, hp 315
Torque output, Nm 380
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 5.8
Fuel type 98
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Lexus LS 350 2021)
— city
— highway
— combined
13.1
7.6
9.6
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000
Weight, kg 168

Disadvantages of the 8GR-FKS engine

  • On specialized forums, the engine is mainly praised and complained only about leaks along the front;
  • A well-known weak point of the motors of the series is the pump, monitor its condition;
  • The presence of combined injection eliminates coking on the intake valves;
  • Cars with this engine were affected by a recall campaign to replace the fuel pump in the tank.

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