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 D17A

The D17A engine was designed specifically for “heavy” vehicles and was used on two models – the Honda Civic EU-ES and the Honda Srteam. The results can be called positive at a stretch. And it would be even more accurate to call this engine “disposable” – despite the overall reliability of the design, the unit has become more capricious, demanding on the quality of spare parts and the level of car services. Continue reading Engine Honda D17A