Engine Honda L13A/L13B

Honda’s L-motors re-characterize the old philosophy that the engine should be economical and environmentally friendly. Originally, these Honda engines appeared in Fit cars, a super hit from Honda that opened a new page in the Japanese automotive industry. The popularity of Fit and fit-like cars was so high that few other models could rival it, and the new engine series played a leading role in this. Continue reading Engine Honda L13A/L13B

Engine Honda R18A

In 2006, a new R18 engine was used on the Civic 8 from Honda, which replaced the D17 engine, and on this “D” -series were no longer installed on Honda cars. The timing for the new engine is driven by a chain, the head has not been changed – all the same 16 valves and 1 camshaft, but the intelligent iVTEC system and dual-mode intake have already been added. Continue reading Engine Honda R18A

Engine Honda B18C / B18B

It was in the B series that the VTEC system was first used. With a 1.8-liter engine, the story came out a little different. Honda decided to experiment with a B-engine without VTEC. This is how the B18B engine appeared, which was larger in volume (respectively with a better start), but absolutely normal when reaching the VTEC zone. Things changed completely when Honda decided to add VTEC to the 1.8-liter engine. The release of the B18C engine marked the emergence of a new generation of engines with “motorcycle” characteristics, when more than 100 hp were obtained from one liter of volume, and which could spin over 9000 rpm. Continue reading Engine Honda B18C / B18B

Engine Honda D17A

In 2000, the D17A engine appeared, and it became the largest in the D series. Despite the increased displacement, this engine is 8% lighter than the D16. The D17 cylinder block is reinforced, but the height is the same as the D16 – 212 mm. Inside the block is a crankshaft with a piston stroke of 94.4 mm, pistons of a new design, their compression height is 30 mm, and the length of the connecting rods is 137 mm. Thanks to all this, the working volume increased to 1.7 liters. Continue reading Engine Honda D17A

Engine Honda D16A

D16A engines are 4-cylinder in-line gasoline engines. The first unit of the line was released in 1986, and the production of internal combustion engines of this family was discontinued in 2007. The cylinder block is made of aluminum. The gas distribution mechanism provides for one camshaft at the top of the cylinder head, mainly with four valves per cylinder. Power type – injection (ZC carburetor). Continue reading Engine Honda D16A