Engine Chevrolet Z22D1

The 2.2-liter Chevrolet Z22D1 or LNQ diesel engine has been assembled by the concern since 2010 and is installed only on the Captiva crossover or its clones Opel Antara and Daewoo Winstorm. This power unit is offered in two versions: A22DM for 163 hp, A22DMH for 184 hp.

The Z series also includes engines: Z20S, Z20S1 and Z20D1.

The engine was installed on:

  • Chevrolet Captiva C140 in 2011 – 2018;
  • Opel Antara A in 2010 – 2017.


Start of production 2010
Displacement, cc 2231
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 163 – 184
Torque output, Nm 350 – 400
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 86
Piston stroke, mm 96
Compression ratio 16.3 – 16.5
Features intercooler
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging VGT
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.7
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Chevrolet Captiva 2012)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000

Disadvantages of the Z22D1 engine

  • This motor has not yet become familiar in car services and therefore there is little information on breakdowns;
  • Most often, he is haunted by Common Rail problems typical of a modern diesel engine;
  • On specialized forums, several cases of timing chain stretching are described even at low mileage.

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