And so the 4L30E was born! The over drive unit has its own valve body and oil pan. The 4L30E was so popular that other car manufacturers started using it. Isuzu trooper and rodeo, Bmw 3 and 5 series, Cadillac catera,and a few Hondas. And heres what the 4L30E means 4 Four speed L Longitudinal 30 Series based on torque capacity 300 ft.lbs.
Jun 19, 2012 · The Cruze Eco MT is my first manual transmission car, and reliability as well as cost of maintenance was very high on the list of reasons why I bought it. The Prius will indeed get you better gas mileage (maybe about 10mpg on a good day on the highway), but its hybrid tech will start to mean very little if you're not doing a lot of city driving.