Engine Hyundai-Kia D6EB

The 3.0-liter Hyundai-Kia D6EB or 3.0 CRDi diesel engine has been produced since 2011 and is installed in the Mohave SUV. Also for several years it was installed on the ix55 crossover. Diesel is distinguished from its predecessors by a new fuel system with support for Euro 5 and Euro 6.

The Hyundai S family also includes engines: D6EA.

The engine was installed on:

  • Hyundai ix55 1 (EN) in 2011 – 2015;
  • Kia Mohave 1 (HM) in 2011 – 2019; Mohave 2 (HM2) since 2019.


Production years since 2011
Displacement, cc 2959
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 250 – 260
Torque output, Nm 470 – 560
Cylinder block cast iron V6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 84
Piston stroke, mm 89
Compression ratio 17.3
Features intercooler
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging BorgWarner BV50
Recommended engine oil 5W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 7.4
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 5/6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Kia Mohave 2015)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~360 000
Weight, kg 299.5

Disadvantages of the Hyundai D6EB engine

  • The CR Bosch system with piezo injectors is reliable but very demanding on fuel;
  • The cause of unstable operation here is often intake pollution through the EGR;
  • Many of the problems of such a diesel engine are associated with the crankcase ventilation oil separator;
  • After 200,000 km, a double-row timing chain can stretch and jump;
  • Another weakness of the engine include glow plugs and their control unit.

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