The following points of the 4B1 engine introduced to the previous OUTLANDER have been changed:
Improvement / Additions
The variable valve timing control (V.V.T.) system has been discontinued at the engine exhaust side.
Due to this, the exhaust oil control valve and the exhaust camshaft position sensor have been discontinued.
An electric power steering has been adopted.
Due to this, the power steering fluid pressure switch terminal has been deleted from the engine-ECU.
The air flow sensor has been changed.
The engine-ECU delivers a sensor reference voltage to the air flow sensor.
The exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve has been discontinued.
Weight saving due to simpler structure
System Block Diagram

Control System Diagram