The 2.0-liter Land Rover 204D3 or Freelander 2.0 TD4 engine was produced from 2000 to 2006 and was installed on the first generation Freelander, as well as Rover 75 and MG ZT under the 204D2 index. The first versions of the engine came with a distribution injection pump, then with the Bosch Common Rail system.
Joint development engines with BMW: 204D3, 256T, 306D1.
|Fuel system||Common Rail|
|Power output, hp||109 – 112|
|Torque output, Nm||260|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||84|
|Piston stroke, mm||88|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||6.8|
|Euro standards||EURO 3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Land Rover Freelander 2004)
|Engine lifespan, km||~300 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Land Rover Freelander 1 (L314) in 2000 – 2006.
Disadvantages of the Land Rover 204D3 engine
- Compared to Rover diesels, this engine is more demanding on fuel quality;
- The weak point of the Common Rail Bosch is the fuel pressure regulator on the rail;
- Intake manifold swirl flaps often fall off and fall into the cylinders;
- Approximately every 100 thousand km it is necessary to replace the crankshaft damper pulley;
- At high mileage in units of this family, the crankshaft may suddenly burst.