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Honda Engines

Honda Engine Technology

Honda engines offer a variety of advanced features for superior performance, durability, and the highest quality available.  Click on any feature to learn more.

Feature

Benefit

Model(s)

Automatic mechanical de-compression system

Easy starting

All

Variable Timing Digital CDI ignition

Easy starting, high power output, and better fuel efficiency

GX, V-twin, iGX

Oil Alert

Better reliability

GX, V-twin, iGX

Hemispherical combustion chamber

Better fuel efficiency and higher output

V-twin

Integrated cylinder and head

Improved reliability and combustion

V-twin

High capacity oil pump

Better reliability

V-twin

Integrated ECU (electronic control unit) with a self-tuning regulator (STR) governor system.

Intelligent operation, increased performance, and improved fuel efficiency

iGX

Electronic governor

Increased power

iGX

Compact combustion chamber, overhead cam design, and uniblock construction

Increased reliability, easier maintenance, and lighter weight

GC, GS

Lifetime timing belt design

Better reliability

GC, GS

Auto Choke System

Easy starting

GCV, GSV

Full 360° "any-side-up" operation

Ease of use

Mini-4

Approximately half the operating cost of comparable 2-stroke engines

Reduced cost of ownership

Mini-4

Belt-driven OHC design

Quieter performance

GC, GS, Mini-4

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