Engine Toyota M20A-FXS

The 2.0-liter Toyota M20A-FXS engine has been produced at the concern’s factories only since 2018 and is installed on hybrid versions of such popular models as C-HR, Corolla and Lexus UX250h. This unit is distinguished by its work on the Miller cycle and belongs to the Dynamic Force Engine 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 C-HR 1 (AX10) since 2019;
  • Toyota Corolla 12 (E210) since 2018;
  • Toyota Corolla Cross 1 (XG10) since 2021;
  • Lexus UX250h 1 (ZA10) since 2018.


Production years since 2018
Displacement, cc 1986
Fuel system combined injection D4-S
Power output, hp 150
Torque output, Nm 190
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 80.5
Piston stroke, mm 97.6
Compression ratio 14.0
Features Miller Cycle
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 petrol
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Corolla Hybrid 2020)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 112.3

Disadvantages of the M20A-FXS engine

  • Like all units with D-4S injection, it is quite demanding on fuel quality.
  • This engine has a known problem with EGR fluid cooler leaks.
  • In rare cases, the heat exchanger even cracks and antifreeze enters the cylinders.
  • By 100 thousand km, the EGR valve can finally become clogged with deposits and jam.

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