What cars use the 3S-GTE?

The Toyota 3S-GTE is a 2.0L turbo inline-4 engine designed for use in the Celica, MR2, and Caldina. It’s a long running engine with production spanning from 1986 to 2007.

What engine does a Starlet have?

The Toyota Starlet V 1.3i has a Inline 4, Petrol engine with 1332 cm3 / 81.3 cu-in capacity.

Does the Toyota Starlet have a Toyota engine?

What’s it powered by? All models use a 1.4-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) and a tumble-flow intake manifold. Claimed power is 68kW and 130Nm. The motor has a lovely free-revving nature that thrives at sea level.

What car was the 3g GTE?

Table of S-block engines

Code Years Notes
3S-GTE 1986–1989 Celica GT-Four (ST165)
3S-GTE 1990–1993 Celica GT-Four (ST185), MR2 (SW20)
3S-GTE 1994–1999 Celica GT-Four (ST205), MR2 (SW20)
3S-GTE 1999–2007 Caldina GT-T (ST215w), Caldina GT-Four (ST246w)

Is the 3s-GTE reliable?

The 3s itself is very reliable, no major issues with them as a whole. But you have to keep up with it, no 10k oil changes here. Take care of it and it will take care of you. Also the amount of power any engine makes the less reliable it will be as a rule.

How much power can a 3s-GTE make?

The bottom end is reliable to about 400 BHP, will live at 500 BHP if you take it easy.

Is Starlet a good car?

Verdict. The Starlet is an ideal first car, even though it’s out of financial reach for most new drivers. If you can’t stretch to R209 000, rather wait for the Starlet to get a little older and then buy one second hand.

Is Toyota Starlet back?

The “Starlet” nameplate was revived in 2020 for the rebadged Suzuki Baleno hatchback, sold exclusively in some African countries and India (the latter using the “Glanza” name).

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