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.

Aisin CVT: XA‑10LN, XA‑11LN, XA‑15LN, XB‑20LN.


Production years since 2009
Type CVT (continuously variable transmission)
Number of gears
Type of drive front
Engine volume, l up to 1.4
Torque output, Nm up to 128
Recommended oil Toyota CVT FLUID TC/FE
Oil capacity, liter 6.8
Replacing the oil every 80,000 km
Replacing the filter every 80,000 km
Gearbox lifespan, km ~200 000

Gear ratios Aisin XA-11LN

Using the example of a Toyota Yaris 2012 with a 1.3 liter engine:

Forward 2.400 – 0.430
Reverse 2.505
Final Drive 5.080

The transmission was installed on:

  • Toyota Verso-S NCP120 in 2010 – 2017;
  • Toyota Yaris 3 (XP130) since 2010;
  • Toyota Porte 2 (NP140) since 2012.

Disadvantages of the XA-11LN gearbox

  • This gearbox is very sensitive to the purity and quality of the oil, change it more often;
  • Getting into the bearings, dirty lubricant causes a hum and reduces the service life of the automatic transmission;
  • The CVT is afraid of overheating, so don’t skid and keep the radiators clean;
  • Several cases of leakage from drive seals are described on specialized forums.

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