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Supporting data for "Stuhldreher, M., Kargul, J., Barba, D., McDonald, J. et al. 2018. Benchmarking a 2016 Honda Civic 1.5-liter L15B7 Turbocharged Engine and Evaluating the Future Efficiency Potential of Turbocharged Engines, SAE 2018-01-0319" V1

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

A 2016 Honda Civic with a 4-cylinder 1.5-liter L15B7 turbocharged engine and continuously variable transmission (CVT) was benchmarked. The test method involved installing the engine and its CVT in an engine dynamometer test cell with the engine wiring harness tethered to its vehicle parked outside the test cell. Engine and transmission torque, fuel flow, key engine temperatures and pressures, and onboard diagnostics (OBD)/CAN bus data were recorded. The paper published as part of this work documents the test results for idle, low, medium and high load engine operation, as well as motoring torque, wide-open throttle torque and fuel consumption during transient operation using both EPA Tier 2 and Tier 3 test fuels. Particular attention is given to characterizing enrichment control during high load engine operation. Results have been used to create complete engine fuel consumption and efficiency maps and estimate CO2 emissions using EPA’s ALPHA full vehicle simulation model, over regulatory drive cycles. Within the published paper, the design and performance of the 1.5-liter Honda engine are compared to several other past, present, and future downsized-boosted engines and potential advancements were evaluated.

This dataset is associated with the following publication: Dekraker, P., S. Bohac, J. McDonald, J. Kargul, and D. Barba. Benchmarking a 2016 Honda Civic 1.5L Turbo Engine and Evaluating the Future Efficiency Potential of Turbocharged Engines. SAE Technical Paper Series. SAE International, Warrendale, PA, USA, 34, (2018).

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Publisher U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD)
Data Last Modified 2018-05-01
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