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Horsepower:  175 HP @ 5600 RPM*
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Torque:  203 LB-FT @ 2000-4000 RPM*
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Cylinders:  4
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Fuel Type:  Regular Unleaded

1.5L I-4 LSD TURBO Features
& Specifications

The Ecotec 1.5L Turbocharged LSD engine improves upon GM’s small engine modular architecture by providing even greater performance and refinement over the previous versions. Horsepower has increased to 175 hp (vs LYX-170hp) while torque remains at an impressive 203 lb-ft of torque. Hardware enhancements including a higher-pressure fuel system (35MPa from 20MPa), enhanced piston design with PVD coating, and precise intake phaser positioning helps optimize efficiency and contribute to overall performance.

Type 1.5L I-4
Displacement 1490cc
Engine Orientation Transverse
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Valve Configuration Dual overhead cam
Valves per Cylinder Four
Assembly Sites Toluca, Mexico
Valve Lifters Hydraulic roller finger follower
Firing Order 1 - 3 - 4 - 2
Bore x Stroke 74.0. x 86.6 mm
Fuel Type Regular unleaded
Horsepower 175 hp (130.5 kW) @ 5600 rpm*
Torque 203 lb-ft (275 Nm) @ 2000-4000 rpm*
Maximum Engine Speed 6500 rpm
Emissions Controls Evaporative system, catalytic converters (split volume common can), positive crankcase ventilation
Block Cast aluminum
Cylinder Head Cast aluminum
Intake Manifold Composite
Exhaust Manifold Integrated into cylinder head
Main Bearing Caps Material Iron inserts cast into bedplate
Crankshaft Steel
Camshaft Assembled steel
Connecting Rod Forged powdered metal
Turbo Charger Single-stage, single-scroll
*GM tested per SAE J1349. Actual power levels may vary depending on OEM calibration and application.