Engine Ford Duratec-HE 1,8 liter under the hood

Engine Ford Duratec-HE 1,8 liter

The power unit Ford Duratec-HE/MZR L8 is also called the Mazda MZR L8 and was created by the Japanese as an evolution of the Mazda series of F engines. Prior to this, Ford installed Duratec-HE/MZR L8 on Mondeo models, but later the engine was improved, they installed an intake manifold channel management system, a direct ignition system, electronic throttle valves and more. The 1.8-liter Duratec has a timing chain drive, which increases its reliability.


Manufacturer Valencia Engine
Production years 2001 – 2010
Cylinder block alloy aluminum
Fuel system injector
Configuration inline
Number of cylinders 4
Valves per cylinder 4
Piston stroke, mm 83.1
Cylinder bore, mm 83
Compression ratio 10.8
Displacement, cc 1798
Power output, hp 115-125/6000
Torque output, Nm / rpm 165/4000
Fuel type 95
Euro standards Euro 4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Forester)
— city
— highway
— combined
Oil consumption, gr/1000 km up to 500
Dry weight, kg ~93
Engine geometrical dimensions, mm
Recommended engine oil 5W-20 / 5W-30
Engine lifespan, km
— official information
— real
up to 500

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