20 Jun 2017
Best selling Japanese engines in 2017
List of best selling Japanese engines keeps on changing every year however for the last ten years Honda engines have been our best selling engines with engines for Honda Civic, Honda Accord, Honda CRV, Honda Odyssey & Honda Prelude being our top five best sellers.
In 2017 we have a new winner! Toyota 3SFE four cylinder engine for Toyota Camry for 1990-2001 has been our best selling engine so far followed by Honda engines for Civic, Accord, CRV, Odyssey & Prelude.
Here is a detailed description of our best selling Japanese engines:
D15B: Honda D15B engine is a Japanese replacement for USDM 1.6 ltr engine for Honda Civic for year 1990 to 2000. This Honda D15B is found in Honda Civic Ferio EG8, Honda Del Sol, Honda Capa GA4 and Honda Civic EK3 in Japan. Honda D15B engine for 1990 to 1995 Civic has oil dip stick by the exahust manifold and D15B for 1996 to 2000 model has dip stick by the oil pump. D15B non vtec fits LX and DX grade of USDM Civic whereas D15B Vtec fits EX grade of Civic.
D16A: Honda D16A non vtec and Vtec engine is a direct replacement for USDM 1.6 ltr engine for Honda Civic 1990 to 2000.
D17A: Honda D17A is found in 2001 to 2005 Honda Civic. USDM versions are Vtec and non Vtec but Japanese D17A had Vtec version only. D17A1 ( Non-Vtec) is found in LX and DX Honda Civic whereas D17A2 ( Vtec ) is found in EX versions of Civic. D17A1 has compression ratio of 9.5:1 wheras D17A2 has 9.9:1. Torque of D17A1 is 110 lb.ft at 4500 rpm whereas torque on D17A2 is 114 lb.ft at 4800 rpm.
R18A: This engine is found in 2006 to 2015 USDM Honda Civic. This has Compression ratio of 10.5:1.
F22B: This is an S.O.H.C engine found in 1994 to 1997 USDM Honda Accord 1994-1997 Accord and F22B6 is found in 1995 to 1997 Honda Odyssey.
F23A: This also an S.O.H.C 16 Valve engine found in 1998 to 2002 Honda Accord LX, EX and SE versions and Acura 2.3 CL. 1998 to 2002 Honda Accord USDM Version has F23A1 which is similar to JDM F23A engine whereas ULEV version of Hona Accord uses F23A4 engine. F23A4 is similar to F23A1 with ULEV being the only distinction which reduces the horse power to 148hp ( 108 KW) with maximum torque of 150lb.ft ( 203 nm)
J35A: There many versions of J35A engines in Japan. Since USDM codes are different we match them with appropriate JDM equivalent engine. Here is list of various J35A versions found in USDM Honda vehicles:
J35A1 - 1999 to 2001 Honda Odyssey
J35A3 - 2001 to 2002 Acura MDX
J35A4 - 2002 to 2004 Honda Odyssey and 2003 - 2004 Honda Pilot
J35A5 - 2005 to 2010 Honda Odyssey LX & EX Grade, 2005 Honda Pilot
J35A7 - VVTI version with piston oil jets fits 2005 to 2010 Honda Odyssey EX-L and Touring
J35A8 - 2005 to 2008 Acura Rl and 2007 to 2008 Acura TL Type-S
J35A9 - 2006 to 2008 Honda Ridgeline and 2006 to 2008 Honda Pilot
J35Z1 - 2006 to 2008 Honda Pilot ( FWD only )
J35Z2 - 2008 to 2012 Honda Accord and 2013 to 2015 Acura RDX