Engine Ford KNWA

The 2.2-liter Ford KNWA engine or 2.2 TDCi Duratorq DW was produced from 2010 to 2015 and was installed only on charged versions of the popular Galaxy and S-MAX minivans. This unit is actually just one of the options for the French diesel DW12CTED4.

The Duratorq-DW line also includes internal combustion engines: QXWA, TXDA and Q4BA.

The engine was installed on:

  • Ford Galaxy Mk2 in 2010 – 2015;
  • Ford S-MAX Mk1 in 2010 – 2015.


Production years 2010-2015
Displacement, cc 2179
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 200
Torque output, Nm 420
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 85
Piston stroke, mm 96
Compression ratio 15.8
Features intercooler
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain and belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging yes
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 6.0
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Ford S-Max 2012)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~350 000

Disadvantages of the KNWA engine

  • Sophisticated fuel equipment with piezo injectors does not like bad fuel;
  • You need to change filters regularly or the Common Rail system will quickly fail;
  • To repair or replace nozzles, you need special equipment for drilling them;
  • Naturally, there are enough problems here with the turbine, EGR valve, particulate filter.

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