Engine Toyota 8NR-FTS

The 1.2-liter Toyota 8NR-FTS engine has been produced since 2015 and only at the concern’s Japanese plant. This engine operates on the Atkinson cycle, is equipped with direct fuel injection, turbocharging with an intercooler and variable valve timing systems VVT-i + VVT-iW.

The NR family includes engines: 3NR‑FE, 8NR‑FTS, 1NR‑FE, 1NR‑VE, 1NR‑FKE, 2NR‑FE, 2NR‑VE, 2NR‑FKE.

The engine was installed on:

  • Toyota Auris 2 (E180) since 2015;
  • Toyota C-HR 1 (AX10) since 2016.


Production years since 2015
Displacement, cc 1197
Fuel system direct injection D-4T
Power output, hp 115
Torque output, Nm 185
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 71.5
Piston stroke, mm 74.5
Compression ratio 10.0
Features intercooler
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator VVT-iW + VVT-i
Turbocharging yes
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.4
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5/6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota C-HR 2017)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~200 000
Weight, kg 112

Disadvantages of the 8NR-FTS engine

  • A number of owners complain about progressive oil combustion from the first kilometers;
  • Extraneous sounds are often heard in the operation of the motor, especially from VVT-i clutches;
  • The EGR valve becomes dirty quickly, cleaning may be needed already at 30,000 km.

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