How much boost can a stock R18 handle?

How much boost can a stock R18 handle?

Map sensors. The stock map sensor is good for 10 pounds of boost. We have not seen any built R18 motors, but if you install an Acura RDX MAP sensor (plug and play) you can boost up to 26 pounds.

How much HP can a R18 make?

around 210-220 HP
The stock R18 intake, however, maxes out the airflow meter at around 210-220 HP. Way above what a stock engine is intended to produce, but limiting for turbo charging.

How much HP does a R18 have?

The R18A1 is a 141 horsepower (104 kW) engine that runs at 6,300 rpm and 4,300 rpm at 128 lb-ft (174 Nm).

Is the Honda 1.5 turbo VTEC?

The 1.5L VTEC TURBO combines its turbo charger with a direct injection system and variable valve timing mechanism, retaining all the fuel economy benefits of a small engine. As a result, it produces a feel of power that is smooth from low revs to the high end, exceeding the torque of a 2.4L engine.

How much horsepower does a 1.5 turbo have?

& Specifications. 1.5L Turbocharged LFV engine is based on GM’s small-engine modular architecture, encompassing performance and efficiency. It offers 163 hp (122 kW) with an impressive 184 lb-ft (250 Nm) of torque.

What Hondas have the R18 engine?


  • 2006–2012 Honda Civic (South Africa/Thailand/Malaysia/Indonesia/Philippines/Taiwan/Japan/Indian-market FD1, Brazil, American/Canadian-market FA1 & FG1)
  • 2007–2009 Honda FR-V (European-market BE1)
  • 2008-2015 Honda City.
  • 2007-2014 Honda Stream. Displacement: 1.8 L; 109.8 cu in (1,799 cc) SOHC iVTEC (Chain driven cam)

Are Honda 1.8 engines good?

Engines: The base 140-hp 1.8L R18 engine is a simple i-VTEC motor with a single camshaft (SOHC) and a conventional fuel injection. It’s a well-designed naturally aspirated (non-turbo) reliable motor. With regular maintenance, it can last for well over 200K.

Is the R18 good?

Registered. R18 is great engine. Good Fuel economy and ample power can be achieved by this engine. V-tec kicks in around 3500 rpm.

Are Honda turbo engines reliable?

Honda 1.5 Turbo Reliability Yes, it’s a pretty reliable engine all-around. We’ll give the Honda 1.5 Turbo above average remarks for reliability. It’s still a newer engine so time will tell how they hold up in the longer-term. The 1.5T engine suffers from a few common problems, but nothing too major in the grand scheme.

How fuel-efficient are turbo civics?

By the EPA’s measure, the turbo Civic holds a 1-mpg edge on the highway with its 31/42-mpg ratings. On a 300-mile loop of mixed highway, rural, and urban driving, the cars proved equally frugal by averaging 40 mpg. Digging deeper, we measured the steady-speed fuel consumption of the two Civics.

What is the difference between a CVT and a turbo Honda Civic?

To sniff out the real-world differences, we tested two Honda Civic sedans, each with the CVT, but one with the 174-hp turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder and one with the 158-hp naturally aspirated 2.0-liter. By the EPA’s measure, the turbo Civic holds a 1-mpg edge on the highway with its 31/42-mpg ratings.

Do you offer genuine Honda Civic turbochargers?

We offer a full selection of genuine Honda Civic Turbochargers, engineered specifically to restore factory performance. Please narrow the Turbo results by selecting the vehicle.