CVT Toyota K114

The Toyota K114 gearbox and all-wheel drive K114F have been produced at the Japanese plant since 2013 and are installed on models such as Avensis, RAV4 and C-HR with a 2.0-liter 3ZR-FAE engine. There is a strengthened version of this gearbox for a 2.5-liter engine with the index K115 – K115F.

This series includes: K110, K111, K112, K114, K115, K120.


Production years since 2013
Type CVT (continuously variable transmission)
Number of gears
Type of drive front / all wheel
Engine volume, l up to 2.0
Torque output, Nm up to 195
Recommended oil Toyota CVT FLUID FE
Oil capacity, liter 9.0
Replacing the oil every 60,000 km
Replacing the filter every 60,000 km
Gearbox lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 94.7

Gear ratios Toyota K114

Using the example of a Toyota C-HR 2018 with a 2.0 liter engine:

Forward 2.517 – 0.390
Reverse 1.751
Final Drive 5.791

The transmission was installed on:

  • Toyota Avensis 3 (T270) in 2015 – 2018;
  • Toyota C-HR 1 (AX10) since 2016;
  • Toyota Harrier 3 (XU60) in 2013 – 2020;
  • Toyota Noah 3 (R80) since 2014;
  • Toyota RAV4 4 (XA40) in 2014 – 2018;
  • Lexus NX200 1 (AZ10) since 2014;
  • Lexus UX200 1 (ZA10) since 2018.

Disadvantages of the Toyota K114 gearbox

  • The most well-known problem of the gearbox is the modest life of the cone bearings.
  • In second place are shocks due to contamination of the valve body, change the lubricant more often.
  • If you do not pay attention to this, then you will face an expensive repair with a belt replacement.
  • For the same reason, due to oil starvation, the oil pump bushing may turn.
  • Also, the resource of this CVT greatly depends on the cleanliness of its cooling system.

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