Engine Ford ZVSA

The 2.0-liter 8-valve Ford ZVSA or 2.0 I4 DOHC engine was assembled from 2000 to 2006 and installed on a restyled version of the first generation of the popular Galaxy minivan. Prior to the modernization of the model in 2000, this power unit was known under the NSE index.

The I4 DOHC line also includes internal combustion engines: E5SA.

The engine was installed on:

  • Ford Galaxy Mk1 in 2000 – 2006.


Production years 2000-2006
Displacement, cc 1998
Fuel system distributed injection
Power output, hp 115
Torque output, Nm 170
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 8v
Cylinder bore, mm 86
Piston stroke, mm 86
Compression ratio 9.8
Features no
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.5
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 3
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Ford Galaxy 2001)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000

Disadvantages of the ZVSA engine

  • By the time of installation on Galaxy, the main problems of the internal combustion engine of this series were solved.
  • The only thing is that timing chains tend to stretch after 200,000 km.
  • Cleaning the idle speed control will help you get rid of floating speed.
  • Many owners have experienced leaks in the front and rear crankshaft oil seals.
  • When using low-quality oils, hydraulic lifters can knock to 100,000 km.

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