The 3.5-liter V6 Toyota 7GR-FKS engine has been produced at a plant in China since 2015 and is installed on the HiAce minibus or the Chinese version of the Land Cruiser Prado 150 SUV. This unit is essentially one of the varieties of the popular 2GR-FKS engine.
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
The Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is a Japanese mid-size SUV manufactured by Toyota Motor Corporation since 1984. Since 2009, the 4th generation of the model has been produced. Translated from Spanish, the name of the model means “meadow / meadow, ranch”, in addition, it is often associated with the famous brand of watches and clothes Prada. The vehicle is based on the J150 platform, which is also used for the Toyota Hilux Surf model. Cars were assembled in Japan, Colombia, India, and starting from the 4th generation – in China and Russia (in Vladivostok).
The 4.0-liter V6 Toyota 1GR-FE engine has been produced in factories in Japan and the USA since 2002 and is installed in many pickups and SUVs, but is best known for the Land Cruiser Prado. There are two generations of this power unit: with VVT-i and Dual VVT-i type phase regulators.
The 2.7-liter Toyota 3RZ-FE engine was produced from 1994 to 2004 in Japan for pickups and SUVs. This is one of the most voluminous 4-cylinder power units in the line, and the engineers had to complicate its design with the presence of 2 balancer shafts in the crankcase.
The 2.7-liter Toyota 2TR-FE engine has been assembled since 2004 at factories in Japan and Indonesia for large pickups and SUVs. This motor was originally equipped with a VVT-i phase regulator at the intake, and in 2015 a newer Dual VVT-i system appeared already on two shafts.
5VZ-FE – Toyota gasoline V-shaped 6-cylinder engine with a volume of 3.4 liters. The motor is designed for light buses and SUVs, its feature is a peak torque at medium revs. The motor is compact, economical and well suited for installation in SUVs and light commercial vehicles. Gasoline consumption per 100 km, in urban mode …
The 2.8-liter Toyota 1GD-FTV engine has been produced since 2015 at the concern’s Japanese plant and is installed on many large pickup trucks, SUVs and minibuses. This diesel engine is literally obsessed with ecology: its EURO 6 version is equipped with EGR, DOC, DPF and SCR systems.
The new 3-liter 1KD-FTV diesel engine has significantly improved its performance, coming close to gasoline engines of the same capacity in terms of power and significantly exceeding them in terms of torque.
In 1993, the 1KZ engine was created and put into mass production. Until now, it is considered the most successful version of the diesel engine. This Toyota engine was able to displace 2L-TE diesel engines from the market in a short time.
The 2.4-liter Toyota 2L diesel engine was assembled at the company’s factories from 1982 to 2004 and put on many popular models of its time, such as Hiace, Hilux, Crown and Mark II. During the modernization of the motor in 1988, the rocker arms were replaced with conventional pushers.
The Japanese company produced the 2.8-liter Toyota 3L diesel engine from 1988 to 2015 and installed it on HiAce minibuses, Dyna delivery trucks, and Hilux SUV pickups. Copies of this power unit are still produced for various commercial vehicles.
The 3.0-liter Toyota 5L diesel engine was assembled at the company’s plant from 1994 to 2005 and put on HiAce minibuses, Hilux pickups or various modifications of the Dyna truck. Numerous clones of this power unit are still produced in a number of Asian countries.