GM 1.6 Liter Turbo Diesel I-4 LH7 Engine
The 1.6L I-4 LH7 is a turbo-diesel engine produced by General Motors for use in small vehicles.
The LH7 made its initial debut on the 2015 Opel/Vauxhall Astra in Europe. It then made its way to North America as an optional engine in the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze, 2018 Chevrolet Equinox, and 2018 GMC Terrain. Unofficially named WhisperDiesel for its quiet operation, the engine runs on diesel fuel and is force-inducted via a turbo-charger.
Notable engine features include:
- Inline four-cylinder (I-4) configuration
The 1.6L TurboDiesel LH7 is produced at GM’s Szentgotthárd (St. Gotthard) plant in Hungary.
|Vehicle||Transmission||Transmission RPO||Horsepower @ RPM||Torque @ RPM|
|2017 Chevrolet Cruze Sedan||6-speed manual||MZ4||137 @ 3750||240 @ 2000|
|2017 Chevrolet Cruze Sedan||9-speed auto||M3D||137 @ 3750||240 @ 2000|
|2018 Chevrolet Equinox||6-speed MNH||170 @ 5600||203 @ 2500-4500|
|2018 GMC Terrain||9-speed M3U||170 @ 5600||203 @ 2500-4500|
|2016 Opel/Vauxhall Astra||MZ4||TBD||TBD|
|2016 Opel/Vauxhall Astra||MNH||TBD||TBD|