Engine Ford GPDA/GPDC

The 1.6-liter Ford GPDA, GPDC or 1.6 Duratorq DLD-416 engine was assembled from 2005 to 2010 and was installed only on the second generation of the Focus model and the C-Max compact MPV based on it. This unit was essentially just a variation of the French DV6ATED4 diesel engine.

1.4 TDCi – F6JA;
1.5 TDCi – UGJC;
1.6 TDCi – GPDA, G8DA;

The engine was installed on:

  • Ford C-Max Mk1 in 2005 – 2008;
  • Ford Focus Mk2 in 2005 – 2010.


Production years 2005-2010
Displacement, cc 1560
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 90
Torque output, Nm 215
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 75
Piston stroke, mm 88.3
Compression ratio 18.0
Features intercooler
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt and chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging yes
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.8
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 3/4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Ford Focus 2006)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~220 000

Disadvantages of the GPDA/GPDC engine

  • At first, the engines suffered from camshaft wear and chain stretching between them.
  • Diesel’s most famous problem is its tendency to coke quickly.
  • In second place in popularity is the regular burnout of gaskets under the nozzles.
  • A clogged filter in the oil feed tube often leads to turbine failure.
  • We also include leaks of antifreeze and oil from the engine hydraulic mounts to its weak points.

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