Engine Toyota S20A-FTS

The 2.0-liter turbo engine Toyota S20A-FTS or 2.0 D-4ST has been assembled by the concern since 2022 and will be installed on the Chinese version of the Highlander crossover, including its modification Crown Kluger. This power unit is a slightly smaller version of the famous T24A-FTS turbo engine.


Production years since 2022
Displacement, cc 1997
Fuel system combined injection D-4ST
Power output, hp 247
Torque output, Nm 380
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 85
Piston stroke, mm 88
Compression ratio 11.0
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator Dual VVT-i
Turbocharging Twin-scroll
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.3
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Toyota Highlander 2023)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 155

The engine was installed on:

  • Toyota Highlander 4 (XU70) since 2022.

Disadvantages of the S20A-FTS engine

  • On specialized forums they don’t scold him much and only note electrical glitches.
  • There are complaints about the sudden appearance of vibrations, which disappear after a restart.
  • Like all units with combined injection, it is demanding on fuel quality.
  • It is also important to monitor the cooling system; aluminum motors are afraid of overheating.

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