What is a MIVEC engine in Mitsubishi?

What is a MIVEC engine in Mitsubishi?

MIVEC is a type of VVT engine technology developed by Mitsubishi Motors and it is used on all Mitsubishi engines. MIVEC controls the frequency a valve lift event occurs and the timing of air flow intake and exhaust and it increases power and torque output over a range of various engine speeds.

What liter is a 4G63?

2.0 L
The 4G63 was a 1,997 cc (2.0 L) version. Bore x stroke is 85 mm × 88 mm (3.35 in × 3.46 in) SOHC and DOHC were produced.

Is the 4G63 an interference engine?

The 4G63 is an interface engine. If the timing belt goes out it takes some valves with it. Which means that the head needs to be taken out to get a valve job done.

Does Mivec have Turbo?

The new 3-cylinder 660cc MIVEC engine delivers outstanding power and torque, fuel economy and emissions performance. The turbocharged unit produces 47kW (64PS) of power.

Are MIVEC engines reliable?

Mitsubishi’s overall brand reliability Mitsubishi hasn’t won any JD Power awards going back as far as 2000. In 2017, JD Power’s Dependability Survey rated them 7th from the bottom, with 182 problems per 100 vehicles, well above the average of 156.

What kind of engine is a MIVEC engine?

4B11 MIVEC engine. MIVEC (Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control system) is the brand name of a variable valve timing (VVT) engine technology developed by Mitsubishi Motors.

How many horsepower does a MIVEC 4G92 have?

While the conventional 4G92 engine provided 145 PS (107 kW; 143 hp) at 7000 rpm, the MIVEC-equipped engine could achieve 175 PS (129 kW; 173 hp) at 7500 rpm.

What’s the difference between a 4B1 and 4G63 engine?

The engine weight has been reduced by 12 kg (26 lb) compared to the 4G63, even with the addition of a timing chain instead of a belt and MIVEC continuous variable valve timing on both the intake and exhaust camshafts (the 4G63 had MIVEC valve timing & lift switching type on the intake only).

When was the first Mitsubishi MIVEC car made?

MIVEC was first introduced in 1992 in their 4G92 powerplant, a 1,597 cc naturally aspirated DOHC 16 valve straight-4. At the time, the first generation of the system was named Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing and lift Electronic Control. The first cars to use this were the Mitsubishi Mirage hatchback and the Mitsubishi Lancer sedan.