1.5L I4 LFV

Turbo Power,
Quietly Refined

ECOTEC 1.5L Turbocharged LFV Engine from GM Powertrain
Horsepower:  163 HP @ 5700 RPM*
Torque:  184 LB-FT @ 2500-3000 RPM*
Cylinders:  4
Fuel Type:  Regular Unleaded

1.5L LFV Features
& Specifications

1.5L Turbocharged LFV engine is based on GM’s small-engine modular architecture, encompassing performance and efficiency. It offers 163 hp (122 kW) with an impressive 184 lb-ft (250 Nm) of torque. In addition to performance, GM engineers targeted every aspect of the architecture, reciprocating components, fuel system, and engine-management functions in the quest for smoothness and quietness.

Type 1.5L I4
Displacement 1490cc
Engine Orientation Transverse
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Valve Configuration Dual overhead camshafts
Valves per Cylinder 4
Assembly Sites Toluca, Mexico
Valve Lifters Hydraulic roller finger follower
Firing Order 1 - 3 - 4 - 2
Bore x Stroke 74.00 x 86.6 mm
Fuel System PFI
Fuel Type Regular unleaded gasoline
Horsepower 163 hp (122 kW) @ 5700 rpm*
Torque 184 lb-ft (250 Nm) at 2500-3000 rpm*
Maximum Engine Speed 6500 rpm
Emissions Controls Evaporative system, catalytic converters (close-coupled), positive crankcase ventilation
Block Material Cast aluminum
Cylinder Head Material Cast aluminum
Intake Manifold Material Composite
Exhaust Manifold Material Integrated into cylinder head
Main Bearing Caps Material Iron inserts cast into bedplate
Crankshaft Material Steel
Camshaft Material Assembled steel
Connecting Rod Material Forged powdered metal
Turbo Single-stage, single-scroll
* As tested in Chevrolet Malibu.

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