Engine Toyota M20A-FKS

The 2.0-liter Toyota M20A-FKS engine has been produced by the Japanese concern only since 2018 and is installed on such popular models as Camry, Corolla or RAV4. This unit and its Chinese versions M20C-FKS and M20D-FKS belong to the Dynamic Force line.

The Dynamic Force family also includes the engines: A25A-FKS, A25A-FXS, M15A‑FKS, M15A-FXE, M20A‑FKS, M20A-FXS, T24A-FTS.

The engine was installed on:

  • Toyota Auris 3 (E210) since 2018;
  • Toyota Avalon 5 (XX50) since 2018;
  • Toyota C-HR 1 (AX10) since 2018;
  • Toyota Camry 8 (XV70) since 2018;
  • Toyota Corolla 12 (E210) since 2018;
  • Toyota Corolla Cross 1 (XG10) since 2020;
  • Toyota Harrier 4 (XU80) since 2020;
  • Toyota Noah 4 (R90) since 2022;
  • Toyota RAV4 5 (XA50) since 2018;
  • Toyota Venza 2 (XU80) since 2020;
  • Lexus ES200 7 (XZ10) since 2018;
  • Lexus UX200 1 (ZA10) since 2018.

Specifications

Production years since 2018
Displacement, cc 1986
Fuel system combined injection D4-S
Power output, hp 170 – 178
Torque output, Nm 200 – 210
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 80.5
Piston stroke, mm 97.6
Compression ratio 13.0
Features balancers
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator VVT-iE + VVT-i
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.3
Fuel type 95
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota RAV4 2020)
— city
— highway
— combined
8.2
5.2
6.4
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 98.1

Disadvantages of the M20A-FKS engine

  • So far, the bulk of complaints on specialized forums are related to its noisy work.
  • Also, this engine did not pass the problem with leaks in the EGR liquid cooler.
  • This heat exchanger can burst and then the antifreeze will seep into the combustion chamber.
  • On runs over 100,000 km, the EGR valve becomes clogged with deposits and completely wedges.

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