Engine Honda N22B

The 2.2-liter Honda N22B diesel engine was produced by the company from 2008 to 2015 and was installed on European versions of such popular models as the Civic, Accord or CR-V. This power unit was offered in two different versions with a capacity of 150 or 180 hp.

The N-series also includes internal combustion engines: N16A and N22A.

The engine was installed on:

  • Honda Accord 8 (CU) in 2008 – 2015;
  • Honda Civic 9 (FB) in 2011 – 2013;
  • Honda CR-V 3 (RE) in 2009 – 2012;
  • Honda CR-V 4 (RM) in 2012 – 2014.


Production years 2008-2015
Displacement, cc 2199
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 150 (N22B1, N22B3, N22B4)
180 (N22B2)
Torque output, Nm 350 (N22B1, N22B3, N22B4)
380 (N22B2)
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 85
Piston stroke, mm 96.9
Compression ratio 16.3
Features DOHC, intercooler
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging Garrett GTB1449VLZ (N22B1, N22B3, N22B4)
VGT (N22B2)
Recommended engine oil 0W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.5
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Honda Accord 2010)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~240 000
Weight, kg 170

Disadvantages of the Honda N22B engine

  • On specialized forums, the most complaints are about capricious piezoelectric nozzles;
  • Next in popularity are frequent problems with the particulate filter and the EGR valve;
  • Change the fuel filter regularly or the booster pump will fail;
  • Also, this unit does not like severe frosts and in winter its operation is difficult.

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