How Hyundai’s Theta Engine Works
The video here reveals how Hyundai’s new 2.4L Theta II engine works!
We are bringing you a very interesting presentation video that showcases exactly how Hyundai’s all-new Theta II gasoline direct-injection 2.4L engine operates.
The animated video reveals the benefits of advanced powertrain technology and provides some information on its performance, fuel economy and emissions.
The 2.4L Theta II GDI engine was developed over a 46 month-long period and cost Hyundai $145 million.
The state-of-the-art four-cylinder engine, which features gasoline direct injection technology, dual continuously variable valve timing and variable induction system technology, will make its debut with the recently unveiled Sonata sedan.
Hyundai’s Theta II gasoline direct-injection engine is fitted in the 2011 Hyundai Sonata where it generates between around 200 horsepower yet delivers an estimated segment-leading 35 mpg on the highway. It can be coupled to six-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission.
The 2.4L GDI Theta II engine is Hyundai’s first production powerplant with gasoline direct injection technology.
But this is only the beginning. Hyundai already revealed that it plans to roll out the gasoline direct injection technology across entire engine line-up in the coming years.
Hyundai Theta engine video
Stay tuned for more news about Hyundai Theta engine range changes and upgrades.