The 1.6-liter Honda N16A diesel engine has been produced by the Japanese concern since 2013 and is installed on European versions of the popular Civic model and CR-V and HR-V crossovers. There are two modifications of this unit: with one turbine for 120 hp and with two for 160 hp.
The N-series also includes internal combustion engines: N22A and N22B.
The engine was installed on:
- Honda Civic 9 (FB) in 2013 – 2018;
- Honda Civic 10 (FC) in 2018 – 2019;
- Honda CR-V 4 (RM) in 2013 – 2018;
- Honda HR-V 2 (RU) in 2015 – 2018.
|Production years||since 2013|
|Fuel system||Common Rail|
|Power output, hp||120 (Single Turbo: N16A1, N16A2, N16A3)
160 (BiTurbo: N16A4)
|Torque output, Nm||300 (Single Turbo: N16A1, N16A2, N16A3)
350 (BiTurbo: N16A4)
|Cylinder block||aluminum R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||76|
|Piston stroke, mm||88|
|Turbocharging||VGT (Single Turbo: N16A1, N16A2, N16A3)
biturbo (BiTurbo: N16A4)
|Recommended engine oil||0W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||5.1|
|Euro standards||EURO 5/6|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Honda Civic 2016)
|Engine lifespan, km||~250 000|
Disadvantages of the Honda N16A engine
- On specialized forums, they often complain about the vagaries of piezoelectric injectors.
- In engines of this family, it is recommended to change the fuel filter very often.
- The particulate filter quickly fails from bad diesel fuel, and replacement is very expensive.