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4EFTE Engine Specifications

Updated July 20, 2017

The Toyota 4EFTE engine is found in the Starlet GT and the Glanza V, both cars that were only available in the Japanese market. The Starlet GT was produced between 1989 and 1995. The Glanza replaced the Starlet GT in 1996, and was produced through the 1999 model. The engine is well known for its strong performance and high levels of reliability.

General Engine Specifications

The 4EFTE engine is fuel injected, has a displacement of 1331 cubic centimetres (cc) and features dual overhead camshafts. The engine is liquid cooled and has a distributor that controls ignition. The spark plug gap distance is 0.22 inches. It is recommended that engine oil be replaced every 5,000 kilometres or approximately 3,000 miles.

Engine Internal Specifications

The 4EFTE engine has 16 valves, four per cylinder. These valves are oriented at 25 degrees, and the combustion chamber has a volume of 39 cubic centimetres. The compression ratio is 8.2:1, and the bore and stroke measurement is 74.0 by 77.4 millimetres (mm). Finally, the head gasket thickness is 1.2mm.

Engine Performance Specifications

The 4EFTE engine that powers the Starlet GT and Glanza produces 135 horsepower at 6,400 revolutions per minute (RPM). The maximum torque of 116 pound-feet is delivered at 4,800 RPM. This level of performance allows the Starlet to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 8.2 seconds.

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William Bronleigh has been writing professionally since 2010. His work appears on various websites and he has significant experience within the medical and health-care field. Bronleigh holds a Master of Science in medical sciences and a Bachelor of Science in cellular, molecular and microbial biology, both from the University of Calgary.