Engine Honda N22A

The 2.2-liter Honda N22A diesel engine was produced by the concern from 2002 to 2010 and was installed on European versions of such popular models as Accord, Civic, CR-V or FR-V. There are many modifications of this unit, but they differ little from each other.

The N-series also includes internal combustion engines: N16A and N22B.

The engine was installed on:

  • Honda Accord 7 (CL) in 2002 – 2008;
  • Honda Civic 8 (FD) in 2006 – 2010;
  • Honda CR-V 2 (RD5) in 2004 – 2006;
  • Honda CR-V 3 (RE) in 2006 – 2009;
  • Honda FR-V 1 (BE) in 2005 – 2009.


Production years 2002-2010
Displacement, cc 2204
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 140
Torque output, Nm 340
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 85
Piston stroke, mm 97.1
Compression ratio 16.7
Features DOHC, intercooler
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging Garrett GTA1752LV
Recommended engine oil 0W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.5
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Honda Accord 2004)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 175

Disadvantages of the Honda N22A engine

  • This diesel engine is known for its dislike of frost, in cold winters it simply does not start.
  • In the first years of production, the turbine had a low resource and the timing chain was extended.
  • The exhaust manifold often cracks, there was even a free replacement company.
  • In the EGR system, not only does the valve become clogged with soot, but the underwater tube also bursts.
  • Also, the absolute pressure sensor, the IMRC valve and the crankshaft damper pulley often fail here.

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