Engine Land Rover 224DT

The 2.2-liter diesel engine Land Rover 224DT or 2.2 TD4 was assembled from 2006 to 2016 and was installed on such popular models as Freelander, Evoque and Jaguar XF under the AJI4D index. Such a unit was installed on Ford cars as Q4BA and on Peugeot, Citroen, Mitsubishi as DW12M.

Joint development engines with Ford: 224DT, 276DT, 306DT, 368DT, 448DT.


Production years 2006-2016
Displacement, cc 2179
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 150 – 200
Torque output, Nm 400 – 450
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 85
Piston stroke, mm 96
Compression ratio 15.8 – 16.5
Features intercooler
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain & belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging Garrett GTB1752VK
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.9
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 4/5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Land Rover Freelander 2.2 TD4 2011)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~400 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Land Rover Discovery Sport 1 (L550) in 2014 – 2016;
  • Land Rover Range Rover Evoque 1 (L538) in 2011 – 2016;
  • Land Rover Freelander 2 (L359) in 2006 – 2014.

Disadvantages of the Land Rover 224DT engine

  • On the engines of the first years of production, the camshaft was destroyed on the drive side of the high-pressure fuel pump;
  • Often the PCV valve fails and the crankcase ventilation begins to drive oil;
  • With the wrong selection of lubricant, it can turn the liners at low mileage;
  • Also, these engines are famous for regular oil leaks along the sump seals;
  • The remaining problems are related to fuel equipment, particulate filter and EGR.

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