Engine Ford NGA

The 2.0-liter Ford NGA or Mondeo 2.0 Zetec engine was produced from 1993 to 1998 and was installed on the first two generations of Mondeo in all the numerous bodies of this car. This is the only power unit in the line that existed in versions of both Zetec and Zetec-E.

The Zetec family also includes engines: L1E, L1N, EYDC, RKB, NGA, EYDB, EDDB and EDDC.

The engine was installed on:

  • Ford Mondeo Mk1 in 1993 – 1996;
  • Ford Mondeo Mk2 in 1996 – 1998.


Production years 1993-1998
Displacement, cc 1988
Fuel system distributed injection
Power output, hp 131 – 136
Torque output, Nm 176 – 180
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 84.8
Piston stroke, mm 88
Compression ratio 10.0
Features no
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.3
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 2/3
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Ford Mondeo 1997)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~350 000

Disadvantages of the Ford NGA engine

  • Intermittent power failures are usually caused by a clogged filter in the fuel tank;
  • If you ignore the problem for a long time, you will have to replace an expensive fuel pump;
  • High-voltage wires rot, especially the longest one from the 4th cylinder;
  • Grease seeps through the pressure sensor, front or rear crankshaft oil seals;
  • Hydraulic lifters are afraid of low-quality oil and can knock on 80,000 km.

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