Aisin gearboxes

AisinAisin Seiki Co Ltd is a Japanese engineering company. The vast majority of Aisin products are components for car assembly plants. Aisin is one of a number of companies based in Aichi Prefecture that are dependent on Toyota, but not directly controlled by it.

In the old version of type AW55-50SN the symbols have the following meaning:

  • The first two letters are part of the official company name Aisin AW;
  • The third digit indicates the number of the family to which this gearbox belongs;
  • The fourth and sixth digits indicate the position of the gearbox in the family;
  • The fifth digit in most cases tells about the number of gears;
  • The last two characters encrypt some transmission characteristics.

In the new version of the TB-50LS type, the abbreviation is deciphered differently:

  • The first two letters are the number of the family to which this gearbox belongs;
  • The third digit always indicates the number of gears of this transmission;
  • The fourth number tells about the position of the gearbox within its family;
  • The last two letters have the same meaning as in the previous case.

Gearbox Aisin AW30-40LE

The 4-speed automatic transmission Aisin 30-40LE was produced at a Japanese company from 1983 to 2015 and was installed on rear-wheel drive Toyota models under the symbol A340E and all-wheel drive as A340F. This gearbox was installed on Hyundai, Kia, Volvo, Isuzu, as well as on Mitsubishi as V4AW3 and Jeep as AW4.

Gearbox Aisin AW30-40LS

The 4-speed automatic transmission Aisin 30-40LS was produced in Japan from 1983 to 2019 and was installed on rear-wheel drive models such as Toyota Aristo, Mark II, Chaser under the symbol A340E. There is also an all-wheel drive version for Tundra, Tacoma and Land Cruiser under the symbol A340F.

Gearbox Aisin AW30-41LS

The 4-speed automatic transmission Aisin 30-41LS was produced at a Japanese company from 1987 to 2001 and was installed on rear-wheel drive models such as Toyota Mark II, Cresta and Chaser under the symbol A341E. There was an extremely rare version of this gearbox for Sequoia SUVs under the symbol A341F.

Gearbox Aisin AW30-43LE

The 4-speed automatic transmission Aisin 30-43LE has been produced by the concern since 1985 and is installed on rear-wheel drive Toyota models under the symbol A343E and all-wheel drive as A343F. This automatic transmission was installed on Hyundai, Volvo, Isuzu, as well as on Mitsubishi as V4AW3 and Jeep as AW4.

Gearbox Aisin AW31-80LE

The 4-speed automatic transmission Aisin 31-80LE was produced at a Japanese company from 1993 to 2007 and was installed on all-wheel drive versions of Toyota Progres, Cresta, Mark II and Crown under the symbol A340H. A reinforced modification of this automatic transmission for V8 engines is known under the symbol AW31-81LE and A341H.

Gearbox Aisin TW-40E

The Aisin TW-40 E 4-speed automatic transmission has been assembled in Japan since 1998, but was called A174 until 2003. The reference books highlight its modifications TW-40LE and TW-40LS. This transmission is designed for rear-wheel drive models with 120 Nm engines.

Gearbox Aisin AW30-50LE

The Aisin AW30-50LE 5-speed automatic transmission was produced only from 1991 to 1999 and was installed only on Crown and Lexus GS300 sedans with a 3.0-liter 2JZ-GE engine. In the Toyota nomenclature, this transmission is known under its own index A350E.

Gearbox Aisin AW35-50LS

The 5-speed automatic transmission Aisin AW35-50LS was assembled at a plant in Japan from 1997 to 2007 and installed on rear-wheel drive models such as Altezza, Soarer, Celsior and similar Lexus. In the Toyota nomenclature, this transmission is known under its own index A650E.

Gearbox Aisin AW35-51LS

The Aisin AW35-51LS 5-speed automatic transmission was produced only from 1998 to 2001 and was installed on the Cresta, Chaser and Mark II sedans in combination with the 1JZ-GE power unit. In the Toyota nomenclature, this transmission is known under its own index A651E.

Gearbox Aisin TB-50LS

The Aisin TB-50LS 5-speed automatic transmission has been produced in Japan since 2002 and is installed on many rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive models such as the Toyota Land Cruiser or Lexus GX470. On Mitsubishi SUVs this automatic transmission is known as A5AWF, on Toyota as A750E, A750F and A750H.

Gearbox Aisin TB-60SN

The Aisin TB-60SN 6-speed automatic transmission has been produced by the company since 2004 and is installed on rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive Toyota models under the designations A760E, A760F or A760H. However, in some markets this transmission is best known as the automatic transmission for the Lexus GX460.

Gearbox Aisin TB-61SN

The Aisin TB-61SN 6-speed automatic transmission has been produced by the company since 2003 and is installed on many rear-wheel drive Toyota models under the symbol A761E and A761H. This automatic transmission is also installed on Hyundai sedans like the B600 or on Mazda coupes and roadsters like the SJ6A-EL.

Gearbox Aisin TB-65SN

The Aisin TB-65SN 6-speed automatic transmission has been produced at the group’s Japanese plant since 2004 and is installed on popular rear-wheel drive Subaru BRZ, Toyota GT86 or Scion FR-S coupes. On numerous Toyota and Lexus models, this gearbox is known under its index A960E.

Gearbox Aisin TB-68LS

The Aisin TB-68LS 6-speed automatic transmission was assembled in Japan from 2006 to 2022 and was installed on rear-wheel drive Toyota models under the name AB60E and all-wheel drive as AB60F. AS68RC for especially powerful versions of RAM pickup trucks was created precisely on the basis of this automatic transmission.

Gearbox Aisin TR-60SN

The Aisin TR-60SN 6-speed automatic transmission was assembled in Japan from 2001 to 2011 and was installed on all-wheel drive Toyota and Lexus models with particularly powerful V8 engines. In some markets this transmission is known as the AL750 or the Porsche Cayenne and Volkswagen Touareg automatic transmission.

Gearbox Aisin TL-80NF

The 8-speed automatic transmission Aisin TL-80NF has been produced in Japan only since 2015 and is installed on the 3rd generation Mitsubishi Pajero Sport under the designations R8AWG or V8AWG. On Toyota Land Cruiser 200 or Lexus LX570 SUVs, this gearbox is known as AE80F.

Gearbox Aisin TL-80SD

The 8-speed automatic transmission Aisin TL-80SD or AWR8L60 was produced in Japan from 2013 to 2019 and was installed only on the 3rd generation of the popular Cadillac CTS model in the Vsport modification. This automatic transmission was combined with a 3.6-liter LF3 turbo unit and was designed for a torque of 600 Nm.

Gearbox Aisin TL-80SN

The 8-speed automatic transmission Aisin TL-80SN or AWR8L55 has been produced in Japan since 2006 and is installed on the rear or all-wheel drive Toyota and Lexus models under the designations AA80E and AA80F. This automatic transmission was also installed on the third generation of the Cadillac CTS model with LFX and LGX units.

Gearbox Aisin TR-80SD

The 8-speed automatic transmission Aisin TR-80SD or VAG 0C8 was produced by the concern from 2010 to 2018 and was installed on the Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne 2 and Touareg 2 with 3.0 TFSI, 3.6 FSI and 4.2 FSI engines. A related transmission was installed on models from Toyota and Lexus under the symbol TL-80SN.

Gearbox Aisin TR-81SD

The 8-speed automatic transmission Aisin TR-81SD was produced in Japan from 2010 to 2018 and was installed on the Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne, as well as the VW Touareg NF in combination with the 3.0 TDi diesel engine. A related transmission was installed on the 3rd generation Cadillac CTS under the symbol TL-80SD.

Gearbox Aisin TR-82SD

The 8-speed Aisin TR-82SD automatic transmission was produced by the Japanese concern from 2010 to 2017 and was installed on the Porsche Cayenne, VW Touareg and Audi Q7 in combination with 4.8 Turbo and 4.2 TDi engines. It was on the basis of this gearbox that a special transmission was created for hybrid models.

CVT Aisin XA-10LN

The CVT Aisin XA-10LN was first introduced in 2002, but it went into production only in 2005. This transmission is structurally a modification of the CVT with the K410 index and, in addition to Toyota cars, is also installed on compact models from the Suzuki company.

CVT Aisin XA-11LN

The CVT Aisin XA-11LN was first introduced in 2009 and was essentially just a small upgrade of the previous tenth model of the continuously variable transmission. This gearbox is intended only for front-wheel drive compact class cars.

CVT Aisin XA-15LN

CVT Aisin XA-15LN was introduced in 2006 and is a modification of the Toyota K210 continuously variable transmission only for installation on Mazda cars. Around 2014, the gearbox gave way to a new generation of CVT with the index XA-12SD/SN.

CVT Aisin XB-20LN

Continuously variable transmission Aisin XB-20LN was introduced in 2005 and by its design is one of the Toyota K310 CVT options for offering on the foreign market. The gearbox is intended for cars with engines up to 1.8 liters and 175 Nm of torque.

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