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Toyota 4.7 L Engine Specifications

by Kay Layne

Toyota's 4.7-liter V8 engine is known as the 2UZ-FE. This V8 is a big motor by Japanese standards. This gasoline-powered, cast iron block produces a lot of torque at low rpm. Results change slightly depending on the vehicle, but on average this engine produces 245 horsepower at 4,800 rpm and 315 foot-pounds of torque and 3,400 rpm.

With an aluminum DOHC valve train and four valves per cylinder, this engine has a capacity of 4,664 cc. The bore for this SUV engine is 3.7 inches (94 mm) and stroke is 3.3 inches (84 mm).

First Generation

This 4.7-liter engine was manufactured from 1998 to 2009. The first generation of the engine could be found in the following vehicles; 2003--2004 Lexus GX 470, 1998--2005 Lexus LX 470, 1998--2005 Toyota Land Cruiser, 2003--2004 Toyota 4Runner, 2000--2004 Toyota Tundra, 2001--2004 Toyota Sequoia.

Second Generation

Toyota added Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) to the second generation of the engine, which could be found powering the 2005--2009 Lexus GX 470, the 2006--2007 Lexus LX 470, the 2005--2009 Toyota 4Runner, the 2006--2007 Toyota Land Cruiser, the 2005--2009 Toyota Tundra and the 2005--2009 Toyota Sequoia.

About the Author

Kay Layne has been a journalist since 2000. She has worked as a print, radio and television reporter, specializing in the automotive and business sectors. Layne attended Concordia University for commerce and earned a diploma in broadcast journalism from Seneca College.

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