Engine Ford M1JE

The 1.0-liter Ford M1JE engine or Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost was produced from 2012 to 2017 and installed on the sixth generation of the popular Fiesta model and the compact MPV based on its B-MAX. A similar power unit was found on the Ecosport crossover, but under a different M1JC index.

The 1.0 EcoBoost line also includes internal combustion engines: M1DA and M2DA.

The engine was installed on:

  • Ford B-Max Mk1 in 2013 – 2017;
  • Ford Fiesta Mk6 in 2012 – 2017.


Production years 2012-2017
Displacement, cc 998
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 125
Torque output, Nm 170
Cylinder block cast iron R3
Block head aluminum 12v
Cylinder bore, mm 71.9
Piston stroke, mm 81.9
Compression ratio 10.0
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator on two shafts
Turbocharging Continental
Recommended engine oil 5W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.6
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5/6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Ford Fiesta 2015)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~230 000

Disadvantages of the M1JE engine

  • The most widespread failure is cracked pipes of the cooling system​​​​​​​​;
  • There is also very often oil fogging around the valve cover;
  • Injectors become dirty from bad fuel and intake valves coke;
  • After 100 thousand km, the hole under the shaft of the turbine bypass valve breaks;
  • There are no hydraulic lifters here and valve clearances are regulated by the selection of pushers.

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