Engine Hyundai D6JA

The 3.0-liter Hyundai D6JA or Genesis 3.0 CRDi engine has been produced by the concern since 2020 and is currently installed on the only Genesis model: the GV80 executive crossover. This engine is the first diesel R6 from a Korean company.

The engine was installed on:

  • Genesis GV80 1 (JX1) since 2020.


Production years since 2020
Displacement, cc 2996
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 249 – 278
Torque output, Nm 589
Cylinder block aluminum R6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 83
Piston stroke, mm 92.3
Compression ratio 16.0
Features intercooler
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging yes
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 6.1
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Genesis GV80 2021)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000

Disadvantages of the Hyundai D6JA engine

  • While various electrical glitches are discussed on specialized forums and everything is treated with firmware;
  • It is still not clear how the aluminum cylinder block will show itself at high mileage;
  • As always expected typical problems with the particulate filter or the EGR valve.

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