Teardown of Toyota's Flagship Sedan (Part 1)

2.5-liter V6 engine "4GR-FSE"

2016/05/30

Summary

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 A teardown analysis of the Toyota Crown Royal (a luxury sedan sold only in select Asian markets. The most recent model was launched in Japan in December 2012) was performed on November 27, 2015, by the Hiroshima Industrial Promotion Organization. This report series will examine the parts and components. Part 1 will focus on the 2.5-liter V6 4GR-FSE engine and powertrain parts. This direct-injection engine has been developed with dynamic performance, fuel economy and quiet operation in mind. It is fitted with Dual VVT-i that is capable of variable control of both intake and exhaust valve timing, and is also fitted with a dual main muffler. Part 2 of the report will focus on the chassis and Part 3 on the body.

 

Previous teardown reports:
4th-Generation Toyota Prius
4th-Generation Toyota Prius Teardown (Part 1)(Feb. 2016)
4th-Generation Toyota Prius Teardown (Part 2) (Mar. 2016)
4th-Generation Toyota Prius Teardown (Part 3) (Mar. 2016)
4th-Generation Toyota Prius Teardown: Photo gallery (132 parts) (Apr.2016)

 

Daihatsu Move (Feb./Mar. 2015)
  Daihatsu Move Teardown (Part 1): Equipment comparable to B-segment cars
  Daihatsu Move Teardown (Part 2): High fuel economy and improved performance
  Daihatsu Move Teardown (Part 3): Linear body structure optimizes space

VW  Polo (Nov./Dec. 2014)
  VW Polo Teardown (Part 1)
  VW Polo Teardown (Part 2)

Nissan Note (Sep. 2014)
  Nissan Note (Versa Note) Teardown (Part 1)
  Nissan Note (Versa Note) Teardown (Part 2)

Honda Accord Hybrid (Feb. 2014)
  Honda Accord Hybrid teardown (Part 1)
  Honda Accord Hybrid teardown (Part 2)
  Honda Accord Hybrid teardown (Part 3)

Honda Fit Hybrid (Dec. 2013)
  Honda Fit Hybrid teardown (Part 1): Battery components & brake system
  Honda Fit Hybrid teardown (Part 2): Engine and transmission

Toyota Aqua (Nov. 2012)
  Toyota Aqua (Prius c) teardown: Part 1
  Toyota Aqua (Prius c) teardown: Part 2

Nissan Leaf
  Nissan Leaf teardown (Part 1) (Feb. 2012)
  Nissan Leaf teardown (Part 2): main components disassembled (Sep. 2012)
  Nissan Leaf teardown (Part 3): body cutaway (Nov. 2012)