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GMC 1.8L Engine

GMC 1.8 Liter Ecotec Engine 2008-2022

Remanufactured Zero Mile Gas Engines


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Part No. FEGM18R-HD


Remanufactured, High Durability Crate Engine.

Fraser’s Strongest Available Engine!

All OEM Updates & Upgrades Included. Zero Miles.


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UNIT COST: $2699.00

Part Type:  Remanufactured Engine Assembly (Factory Spec)

This GMC Ecotec 1.8L engine is remanufactured with the HIGHEST QUALITY PARTS AVAILABLE and includes the following enhancements from Fraser Engines:

  • Bore and hone all cylinders to OEM clearances (We check all clearances within .0001 of inch),
  • Decking cylinder head(s) and block for straightness,
  • Cutting valve seats and valves to proper degree,
  • Line boring/honing crankshaft/camshaft tunnels,
  • Ground & polish crankshaft, new or remanufactured camshaft(s),
  • New main bearings, rod bearings, pistons, piston rings, lifters, pushrods (if equipped), timing components, oil pump, head bolts,
  • All new internal gaskets and seals.
  • All finishing gaskets are included (MAY VARY PER APPLICATION).

GMC Ecotec 1.8L Engines

The GMC 1.8L Ecotec engine is an inline four-cylinder engine designed specifically for vehicles from the General Motors Corporation.

The base engine consists of:

An all-aluminum engine block and cylinder head
Dual Overhead Camshafts (DOHC)
Variable Valve Timing (VVT)
Sequential multi-port fuel injection

The engine specifications include:

  • A displacement of 110 cubic inches (1,796 cubic centimeters)
  • 2.94 in x 3.25 in (74.8 mm x 82.6 mm) cylinder bore and piston stroke
  • 9.5:1 or 10.5:1 compression ratio
  • 138 to 155 horsepower (103 to 115 kW) at 5,600 to 6,300 rpm
  • 125 to 177 lb-ft (170 to 240 Nm) of torque at 2,000 to 4,000 rpm


General Motors first introduced the 1.8L Ecotec engine in 2008, and it has since become a popular choice for compact cars and crossovers. The engine is known for its fuel efficiency and reliable performance. In 2013, the engine received an update, which increased its horsepower and torque output.

The GMC 1.8L Ecotec engine is used in various GM applications, including the Chevrolet Cruze, Sonic, and Trax, the Buick Encore, and the GMC Terrain. It has also been used in the Opel Astra and the Holden Astra.


The GMC 1.8L Ecotec engine has been used in various GM vehicles from 2008-2022. Some of the models that use this engine include:

  • Chevrolet Cruze (2011-2019)
  • Chevrolet Sonic (2012-2020)
  • Chevrolet Trax (2013-2021)
  • Chevrolet Spark (2014-2021)
  • Chevrolet Volt (2016-2018)
  • Buick Encore (2014-2019)
  • Buick Verano (2013-2020)
  • Opel Astra (2010-2016)
  • Opel Corsa (2010-2018)
  • Opel Meriva (2010-2018)
  • Holden Barina/Barina Spark (2012-2019)
  • Holden Cruze (2010-2015)
  • Vauxhall Astra (2010-2018)
  • Vauxhall Corsa (2010-2018)
  • Vauxhall Meriva (2010-2018)


Please note that this is not an exhaustive list and there may be other models that use this engine as well.

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