Engine Land Rover 204D3

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.


Production years 2000-2006
Displacement, cc 1951
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
Compression ratio 18.0
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging Garrett GT1749V
Recommended engine oil 5W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 6.8
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 3
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Land Rover Freelander 2004)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000
Weight, kg 178

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.

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