The 1.8-liter Alfa Romeo 939B1000 or 159 1.8 TBi engine was produced from 2009 to 2014 and was installed on such well-known concern models as 159, Brera and the similar Spider. On third-generation Lancia Delta hatchbacks, this powertrain is known as the 1.8 DI T-Jet 16V.
The TBi-engine line also includes: 960A1000.
|Fuel system||direct injection|
|Power output, hp||200|
|Torque output, Nm||320|
|Cylinder block||aluminum R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||83|
|Piston stroke, mm||80.5|
|Phase regulator||on both shafts|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.8|
|Euro standards||EURO 5|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Alfa Romeo 159 2010)
|Engine lifespan, km||~250 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Alfa Romeo 159 (Type 939) in 2009 – 2011;
- Alfa Romeo Brera I (Type 939) in 2009 – 2010;
- Alfa Romeo Spider VI (Type 939) in 2009 – 2010;
- Lancia Delta III (844) in 2009 – 2014.
Disadvantages of the Alfa Romeo 939B1000 engine
- For a turbo engine of this power, this engine is very reliable and has no particular problems;
- Since there is direct fuel injection, soot on the valves forms quite quickly;
- The engine requires special oil or the turbine and hydraulic lifters do not last long;
- The timing belt is recommended to be changed every 60,000 km, or if it breaks, the valves will bend;
- With intensive use, lubricant consumption appears up to a liter per 1000 km.