Posts with tag "Toyota"

Toyota Prius engine oil capacity

Changing the oil in a Toyota Prius is quite simple and can be done with a minimum of tools in less than half an hour. Just because the Prius is a hybrid—that is, it uses both gas and electricity—doesn’t mean that changing the oil should be any different than a typical non-hybrid car. By the way, I promise you won’t get shocked just by changing the oil! The Prius doesn’t require any special tools or oil that can only be purchased from a dealership. You can purchase the...

Toyota Yaris engine oil capacity

This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the third generation (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016) Toyota Yaris in changing the motor oil and replacing the oil filter on the 1NZ-FE 1.5 liter VVT-i inline four cylinder motor. Owners of other Toyota, Lexus or Scion vehicles such as the Corolla, Matrix, Prius, Camry, RAV4, Sienna, Tacoma, Tundra, FJ Cruiser, Venza, Highlander, Avalon, Sequoia, Land Cruiser, IS 250, ES 350, GS 350, tC, xB, xD, iQ and FR-S may...

10 Best Synthetic Motor Oils

Are you eager to keep your motor safe and sound for a long period? Do you dream about increasing the automobile’s mileage? Are you tired of employment of conventional oil for lubrication? It’s not a secret that changing oil is a step forward to prolonging the lifespan of your motor and reaching its best productivity. Hence, it’s crucial to opt for the oil, which will contribute to your motor’s smooth functioning plus brilliant condition. Seeking for a lubricant for your motor, you will...

22R-E Engine

Toyota 22R is a 2.4L 4-cylinder motor, manufactured between 1981 and 1995. In 1982, the brand presented 22RE, a fuel-injected modification, plus, from 1985 to 1988, 22RTE, a variant with turbocharging, was built. Having troubles with timing chain, the motor passed through some updates. Consequently, many 22RE components aren’t compatible with 22R and 22RE motors, released before 1985. Apart from 22RE’s fuel injection, post-1984 22R and 22RE had some other distinctions. Toyota 22R...

Toyota Corolla oil capacity

Toyota Corolla E140/E150 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 oil capacity Engine Oil capacity / Filter capacity Recommended oil type Oil change interval Oil consumption 2ZR-FE 1.8 VVT-i (ZRE142) (2009 – 2013) 4.2 L (4.4 qt.) / 0.3 L (0.32 qt.) 0W-20 5W-20 5W-30 10W-30 10000 km (6000 miles) or 1 change per year up to 1.0 L/1000 km (1 qt. per 750 miles) 2AZ-FE 2.4 16V (AZE141) (2009 – 2010) 4.3 L (4.5 qt.) / 0.2 L (0.21 qt.) 5W-30 10W-30 10000 km (6000 miles) or 1 change per year up to 1.0...

Toyota Camry oil capacity

Toyota Camry XV40 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 oil Capacity Engine Oil capacity / Filter capacity Recommended oil type Oil change interval Oil consumption 2AZ-FE 16V (ACV40) (2007 – 2009) 4.3 L (4.5 qt.) / 0.2 L (0.21 qt.) 5W-30 10W-30 10000 km (6000 miles) or 1 change per year up to 1.0 L/1000 km (1 qt. per 750 miles) 2AR-FE 2.5 16V (ASV40) (2010 – 2011) 4.4 L (4.65 qt.) / 0.4 L (0.42 qt.) 0W-20 0W-30 0W-40 5W-20 5W-30 5W-40 10000 km (6000 miles) or 1 change per year up to 1.0...

Toyota Rav4 oil capacity

Toyota Rav4 first gen XA10 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 oil capacity Engine Oil capacity / Filter capacity, (L.) Oil change interval Oil type Oil consumption L/1000 km 3S-FE 2.0i (1994 – 2003) 3.9 / 0.2 10000 km or 12 months 5W-30 5W-40 5W-50 10W-30 10W-40 10W-50 10W-60 15W-40 15W-50 20W-20 up to 1.0 How to change the motor oil in Toyota RAV4 1994-1999 Tools needed: 170 Piece Mechanics Tool Set Car Ramps Oil Drain Pan Funnel Oil Filter Pliers Oil Filter Sockets High...

3RZ-FE Engine

Manufacture of Toyota 3RZ-FE motor was initiated in 1994 as a substitution for 22R-E. Being destined for off-road and commercial automobiles, it kept pretty large capacity for inline-four configuration, reached by application of 95 mm cylinder bore plus forged crankshaft featuring 8 counterbalances and 95 mm stroke. 3RZ utilizes crankcase with two balancer shafts, serving as counterpoise to inertia forces of the second order. Cylinder block features aluminum dual overhead camshaft with 4 valves...

4AC Engine

Toyota A-series are 1.3-1.8L inline-4 internal combustion motors featuring cast iron blocks plus aluminum cylinder heads. Cylinders were siamesed to make a motor shorter. Thus, 1A motor had a length of 550 mm (21.6 inches). Toyota initiated production of this lineup in the late 1970s, aspiring to create an absolutely fresh version of the motor to substitute the brand’s K-lineup in Toyota Tercel vehicles. Engineers did their best to reach great fuel efficiency plus performance along with...

Best mufflers for deep sound and performance

Mufflers are often considered as the main tools for making your automobile sound quieter. And if it’s your main purpose, you will find a wide range of appropriate mufflers for sale. They are available in many designs and can suit any budget. Nevertheless, mufflers can be used for some other goals as well. Thus, the one may assist you in making your automobile sound different from other automobiles on the road. Many drivers, who are obsessed with tuning, want their cars to generate the right...

Toyota Tacoma Lift Kit Reviews

Toyota Tacoma is a popular choice among drivers who need pickups. This vehicle is ideal for off-road driving thanks to its trail-ready trims plus packages with rugged equipment and astonishing output. Featuring the traditional pickup multifunctionality with a number of powertrains and body configurations, this truck keeps automated emergency braking and adaptive cruise control. Though Tacoma can give in to its rivals in some aspects, its versatility and practicality made it ideal for active and...

2AR-FE Engine

In 2008, Toyota launched the production of 2AR-FE motor as an alternative to 2.4L 2AZ. The brand applied high technologies while designing this item, making 2AR-FE reach the identical power but consume less fuel than its forerunner. Besides the 2.5L motor, Toyota also manufactures 2.7L 1AR-FE. 2AR keeps aluminum cylinder block featuring thin cast iron inserts inside. Those inserts can’t be replaced while the block can’t be subjected to repairs. Forged steel crankshaft can move by 10 mm to...

10 Best Cabin Air Filters in 2019

  Cabin air filters are a significant detail of every car because they deal with cleaning of air in the car. Today, above 90% of automobiles are supplied with air filters, seizing dust, pollen, dangerous gases plus other pollutants, which enter the automobile via ventilation and air-conditioning systems. Filters provide you with fresh and clean air in the cabin along...

2GR-FE Engine

2GR-FE is a 3.4L V6 gasoline motor for transverse mounting, first released in 2004 as an alternative to 1MZ-FE V6 and celebrated 2JZ. Soon after its launch, it turned into one of the most popular brand’s engines, applied for Toyota Camry, RAV4 and Highlander. Moreover, this engine is utilized for Lexus IS 350, GS 350, RX 350 and some other vehicles, including Lotus Evora S and Exige S. Identical to 1GR-FE, 2GR keeps a cast aluminum open deck cylinder block with spiny cast iron sleeves cast...

2UZ-FE Engine

Toyota 2UZ-FE is a 4.7 L V8 motor, constructed specifically for trucks and SUVs. Due to that, this motor gained great capacity, low-rev and astonishing torque. While 1UZ-FE and 3UZ-FE keep aluminum cylinder blocks, 2UZ gained cast iron one, which is stronger and less expensive. But its main disadvantage is that it can be deformed due to engine mass. In other details, this motor has identical styling and size but for enlarged bore and stroke. Besides, it features a 90 degree angle, 21 mm...

1NZ-FE Engine

Toyota 1NZ-FE is a 1.5 L (1,497 cc, 91.35 cu-in) inline-four four-stroke naturally aspirated gasoline engine, production of which was launched in 1999 at Kamigo Plant. It keeps block of aluminum and cylinder head featuring double overhead camshaft and 4 valves for every cylinder. Compression index equals to 10.5. Cylinder bore is 75 millimeters (2.95 inches) while piston stroke is 84.7 millimeters (3.34 inches). This motor features electronic fuel injection system, VVT-i (Variable Valve Timing...

1UZ-FE Engine

1UZ is the primary engine of the UZ range, which also included 2UZ and 3UZ. Being first released in 1989, this 4.0L motor served as an alternative to Toyota 5V, being as efficient and trustworthy as its predecessor. The brand utilized this motor for the biggest Toyota and Lexus vehicles. 1UZ-FE features an aluminum cylinder block with DOHC 90° V8 configuration and thin cast-iron sleeves. Connecting rods are 146 mm long. Having 2 aluminum heads, it’s a twin cam motor with four valves on...

3VZ-FE Engine

The family of petrol engines of the VZ series, manufactured by Toyota, to which the 3VZ-E engine belongs, first saw the light in the fall of 1987. The incentive was the development of the nearest competitor – the Nissan corporation, which in 1983 demonstrated at the Tokyo Motor Show the first in Japan V-shaped six-cylinder engine. The return move did not take long. Having abandoned all efforts to develop, in just four years, Toyota Corporation showed the world an improved version of the...

1AZ-FE Engine

AZ series was introduced since 2000 – to gradually supplant the legendary S series, and for ten years remained the main mid-size engine of company. Installed in many initially FF C/D/E-class cars, vans, light- and medium-SUVs. 1AZ-FE engine can be seen as a simplified version of 2AZ-FE. There is no balancing mechanism. No oil nozzles in the block. Pistons have larger skirt. – For some regions specific modifications was produced – for leaded gasoline, without VVT, without...

2ZZ-GE Engine

Toyota 2ZZ-GE engine was produced from 1999 to 2006 year. The displacement of the cylinders is 1.8 liters (1796 cubic cm). The cylinder diameter is 82 mm, and the stroke of the piston is 85 mm. Equipped with the MFI fuel injection. The gas distribution system is designed as a DOHC with four valves per cylinder and an additional option VVTL-i. The compression ratio is 11.5: 1, which increases the requirements for gasoline – it is recommended to use no lower than 95th gasoline. Engine power...

5VZ-FE Engine

Toyota 5VZ-FE, a 3.4L V6 motor, was first produced in 1995 as a modified version of 3VZ-FE. It was meant for the brand’s SUVs and off-road vehicles. Keeping the cast iron cylinder block like its predecessor, 5VZ-FE features a larger bore for 3.4L capacity instead of 3.0L. The motor has a V-shaped configuration with 60-degree cylinders angle. In order to achieve the compression index of 9.6, restyled pistons were applied. The aluminum cylinder heads with dual overhead camshafts comprise 4...

2JZ Engine

Probably the most legendary and famous engine in the world. 2JZ engines were produced since 1997. Displacement of all modifications were 3 liters (2997 cu. cm). It was the most powerful engine in JZ series. Bore and stroke of the engine forms a square and are 86 mm. It has DOHC with two camshafts and four valves per cylinder. Since 1997, the engines were equipped with a VVT-i system. Comparing this engine with 1JZ we can say that 2JZ is bigger, but the head of cylinder block is pretty the...

3SGE Engine

The production of Toyota 3SGE was launched in 1985 and ended in 2005. It was built as a variation of the 3S-FE engine, meant for sports cars. 3SGE differs from 3SFE by the restyled Yamaha cylinder head. For 20 years of production, this engine gained 5 modifications. Toyota 3SGE engine specs Manufacturer  Kamigo Plant Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky Also called Toyota 3S Production 1987-2007 Cylinder block alloy Cast-iron Configuration Straight-4 Valvetrain DOHC 4 valves per...

2AZ-FE Engine

The 2AZ-FE is a 2.4 L (2362 cc) version built in Japan (Kamigo Plant and by Toyota Industries Corporation), at TMMK in the USA and also built in China for select Scion xB models, obtains a total displacement of 2362 cc with 88.5 mm (3.5 in) bore and 96.0 mm (3.8 in) stroke, with a compression ratio of 9.6:1. Output is 160 hp (120 kW) at 5600 rpm;162 lb·ft (220 N·m) of torque at 4000 rpm. Later versions of the 2AZ-FE engine were upgraded with 9.8:1 compression ratio, a slightly more...

7A-FE Engine

The A-series engines, released by Toyota Motor Corporation, are inline-four internal combustion engines, varying from 1.3 L to 1.8 L. These engines have engine blocks made of cast iron and cylinder heads, which are made of aluminum. Toyota launched the manufacturing of the A-series engines in the end of 1970s, trying to find a substitution for the K-series engines for its new Tercel model. The company aspired to build an engine with a modern design and, simultaneously, great fuel efficiency,...

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