Engine Land Rover 276DT

The 2.7-liter Land Rover 276DT or Discovery 3 2.7 TDV6 engine was assembled from 2004 to 2010 and installed on Land Rover SUVs and a number of Jaguar models under the AJD index. On cars of the Peugeot-Citroen concern, this diesel power unit is known as 2.7 HDi.

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


Production years 2004-2010
Displacement, cc 2720
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 190 (one turbine)
207 (two turbines)
Torque output, Nm 440 (one turbine)
435 (two turbines)
Cylinder block cast iron V6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 81
Piston stroke, mm 88
Compression ratio 17.3
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chains & belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging BorgWarner BV50
two Garrett GTA1544VK
Recommended engine oil 5W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 6.5
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Land Rover Discovery 3 TDV6 2007)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Land Rover Discovery 3 (L319) in 2004 – 2009; Discovery 4 (L319) in 2009 – 2010;
  • Land Rover Range Rover Sport 1 (L320) in 2005 – 2009.

Disadvantages of the Land Rover 276DT engine

  • The Siemens fuel system with piezo injectors delivers the most problems;
  • Next, there is a rapid wear of the liners, up to the wedge and the breakdown of the crankshaft;
  • Lubrication leaks are also regularly encountered here and the heat exchanger leaks especially often;
  • The timing belt needs to be changed every 120 thousand km or if it breaks, the valves will bend;
  • The weak points of the engine include the thermostat, EGR valve and the front crankshaft oil seal.

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