Engine Ford YVDA

The 2.3-liter Ford YVDA turbo engine or 2.3 EcoBoost 350 SCTI was assembled from 2016 to 2018 and was installed only on the most charged modification of the Focus 3 model with the RS index. A less forced version of this unit is placed on the Mustang coupe and the Explorer SUV.

2.3 EcoBoost Family: N38H, YVDA.


Production years 2016-2018
Displacement, cc 2264
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 350
Torque output, Nm 440
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 87.5
Piston stroke, mm 94
Compression ratio 9.37
Features no
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator Ti-VCT
Turbocharging Garrett MGT2263DGL
Recommended engine oil 5W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.65
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Ford Focus RS 2017)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~200 000
Weight, kg 150

The engine was installed on:

  • Ford Focus Mk3 RS in 2016 – 2018.

Disadvantages of the YVDA engine

  • The most well-known problem with power units in this line is overheating;
  • In the early years, the engine was equipped with a non-original cylinder head gasket and it was constantly punctured;
  • Also on specialized forums they complain about regular failures of the turbine sensor and fuel pressure;
  • The weak points of this engine also include the oil separator and the adsorber valve.

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