The 1.5-liter Ford UEJB engine or 1.5 Duratec Ti VCT was produced from 2013 to 2017 and was installed on the European and Australian versions of the popular Ecosport crossover. After restyling the model, this engine gave way to a 3-cylinder unit of the same volume.
The engine was installed on:
- Ford Ecosport Mk2 in 2013 – 2017.
|Fuel system||distributed injection|
|Power output, hp||112|
|Torque output, Nm||140|
|Cylinder block||aluminum R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||79|
|Piston stroke, mm||76.5|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.0|
|Euro standards||EURO 5|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Ford Ecosport 2014)
|Engine lifespan, km||~320 000|
Disadvantages of the UEJB engine
- Typically, in engines of this series, the catalyst delivers the most problems.
- There are no hydraulic lifters here, so every 100,000 km you need to adjust the valves.