The 1.8-liter 16-valve Dodge EBA engine was produced by the company from 2006 to 2009 and was installed only on basic modifications of the popular Caliber model before its restyling. The motor was developed jointly with Hyundai and Mitsubishi as part of the World Gasoline Engine Alliance.
The engine was installed on:
- Dodge Caliber 1 (PM) in 2006 – 2009.
|Power output, hp||148|
|Torque output, Nm||169|
|Cylinder block||aluminum R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||86|
|Piston stroke, mm||77.4|
|Phase regulator||Dual VVT|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.3|
|Euro standards||EURO 4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Dodge Caliber 2011)
|Engine lifespan, km||~220 000|
Disadvantages of the EBA engine
- The most common problems are related to contamination and breakage of the electronic choke;
- Also, owners regularly encounter antifreeze leaks from the thermostat unit;
- The fuel pump, the crankshaft pulley damper and the engine support are distinguished by a low resource;
- Closer to 200,000 km, the timing chain is usually extended and oil scraper rings lie;
- Of all the units in the series, only the 1.8-liter often suffered from scuffing in the cylinders.