Engine Hyundai D8AY

Engine Hyundai D8AY

The Hyundai D8AY is an eight-cylinder diesel V-engine manufactured by the Hyundai Motor Company. Used on cars such as Hyundai Aero Queen D8AY, Hyundai Aero Space D8AY, as well as Hyundai HD 270.

Engines of the D8AY series are unpretentious in terms of fuel quality and start without problems in the cold, which is especially important for Russian car owners. The engine is equipped with an intake manifold heating system, which ensures its uninterrupted operation in the cold season. The engine has a sufficiently high power and complies with European standards for the toxicity of exhaust gases. And also these South Korean engines are distinguished by low maintenance cost, reliability and high-quality assembly.


Manufacturer Hyundai
Also called D8AY
Fuel system direct injection
Configuration V
Number of cylinders 8
Piston stroke, mm 140
Cylinder bore, mm 135
Compression ratio 17
Displacement, cc 16031
Power output, hp 320/2200
Torque output, Nm / rpm 1078/1400
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards Euro 2
Weight, kg 1170 (dry)
Dimensions, mm
— length
— width
— height
Firing order  1-2-7-3-4-5-6-8
Engine lifespan, thousand km
— official information
1 000

The D8AY’s engines have a displacement of 16,031 cc (16 liters) and have a powerful turbocharger that delivers more torque. The main feature of the D8AY engine is that it is fuel efficient at high power. The motor works great when traveling in urban conditions, and during interregional cargo transportation.

Explanation of D8AY marking

D Heavy Fuel Oil (Diesel) ICE
8 Engine type: 8-cylinder V-shaped.
A Engine Development Order
Y Engine Modification Series

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