Engine Jeep ENF

The 2.7-liter R5 diesel engine Jeep ENF or 2.7 CRD was produced from 2002 to 2005 and was installed only on European modifications of the WJ Grand Cherokee SUV. This diesel was produced by Daimler AG and had its own index OM 612 DE 27 LA.

The Mercedes series also includes internal combustion engines: EDJ, ENE and EXL.

The engine was installed on:

  • Jeep Grand Cherokee 2 (WJ) in 2002 – 2005.


Production years 2002-2005
Displacement, cc 2685
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 163
Torque output, Nm 400
Cylinder block cast iron R5
Block head aluminum 20v
Cylinder bore, mm 88
Piston stroke, mm 88.3
Compression ratio 18
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging Garrett GT2256V
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 7.5
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 3/4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Jeep Grand Cherokee 2003)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~350 000

Disadvantages of the ENF engine

  • A known problem is the coking of nozzles and their difficult dismantling;
  • The reason is the use of old refractory washers and bolts in their maintenance;
  • Also, diesel engines of this series are famous for accelerated wear of camshafts;
  • The resource of the timing chain and its sprockets is small and is about 200 thousand kilometers;
  • Also here, the wiring of the injectors and the boost pressure sensor very often burns out.

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