Engine BMW M54B22

Engine BMW M54B22

The production of BMW M54 series engines began in 2000 and continued until 2006. The M54B22 engine has a displacement of 2,171 cc (2.2 liters). Develops a power of 170 hp at an engine speed of 6100 rpm. The torque at 3500 rpm is 210 Nm.


Manufacturer Munich Plant
Also called M54
Production years 2001-2006
Cylinder block alloy aluminum
Fuel system injector
Configuration inline
Number of cylinders 6
Valves per cylinder 4
Piston stroke, mm 72
Cylinder bore, mm 80
Compression ratio 10.8
Displacement, cc 2171
Power output, hp 170/6100
Torque output, Nm / rpm 210/3500
Fuel type 95
Euro standards Euro 3-4
Weight, kg ~130
Fuel consumption, L/100 km
— city
— highway
— combined
Oil consumption, gr/1000 km up to 1000
Recommended engine oil 5W-30 / 5W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 6.5
Oil change interval, km 10000
Normal engine operating temperature, °C ~95
Engine lifespan, km
— official information
— real


Frequent problems

Engine BMW M54B22 under the hoodBMW M54B22 engines are characterized by problems of high oil consumption, overheating, and misfiring. If the piston rings are carbonized, oil consumption increases. You need to make a replacement. The crankcase ventilation valve often requires replacement. When the red oil light is on, check the oil pump and oil cup.

If the engine overheats regularly, check the operation of the cooling system, the condition of the pump, thermostat cap and radiator. When misfiring is observed in the engine, the cause is coked hydraulic lifters.

Among the common problems of the BMW M54B22 engine are the failure of the camshaft position sensors, wear of the thermostat. Also check the threads on the cylinder head. Timely maintenance will ensure long engine life.

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