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.

The 2.3 EcoBoost line still includes one internal combustion engine.

The engine was installed on:

  • Ford Focus Mk3 RS in 2016 – 2018.


Production years 2016-2018
Displacement, cc 2261
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 yes
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 ~180 000

Disadvantages of the YVDA engine

  • The most well-known problem of power units of this line is overheating.
  • According to rumors at the factory, for some time the engines were equipped with a non-native cylinder head gasket.
  • Other engine failures are usually related to naughty fuel system failures.

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