The dual overhead cam 1.5L was developed based upon best practices from GM Powertrain technical centers.

This compact inline four-cylinder engine combines competitive performance with sophisticated technologies such as increased intake/exhaust efficiency, port deactivation, and low-friction engine oil with low maintenance, low emissions, and outstanding fuel economy.

1.5L LM9 Features & Specifications

1.5L LM9 Tech Specs
Type 1.5L I-4
Displacement 1485 cc
Engine Orientation Transverse
Compression Ratio 10.2
Valve Configuration Dual Overhead Camshafts
Valves Per Cylinder 4
Assembly sites Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Valve Lifters Direct-acting tappet with mechanical lash adjuster
Firing Order 1 – 3 – 4 – 2
Bore x stroke 74.7 x 84.7 mm
Fuel system MPFI
Fuel Type Regular unleaded (CNG compatible)
Horsepower 104.5 hp (78 kW) @ 6000 rpm*
Torque 104 lb-ft (141 Nm) @ 4200rpm*
Maximum Engine Speed 6500 rpm (MT)
Emissions Summary Delphi Engine Management System with MT60; Euro2 / Euro5+
Block Grey Cast Iron
Cylinder head Cast aluminum
Intake manifold Composite plastic
Crankshaft Forged steel
Exhaust manifold Cast iron
Connecting rods Forged steel
Oil pan Aluminum