Engine Land Rover 306PS

The 3.0-liter Land Rover 306PS or 30HD0D 3.0 Supercharged engine has been assembled since 2012 and is installed on such popular models of the company as the Range Rover Sport, Discovery and Velar. This V6 is basically a cut down AJ-V8 and is also known as the Jaguar AJ126.

AJ-V8 series: 306PS, 428PS, 448PN, 508PN, 508PS.


Production years since 2012
Displacement, cc 2995
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 340 – 400
Torque output, Nm 450 – 460
Cylinder block aluminum V6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 84.5
Piston stroke, mm 89
Compression ratio 10.5
Features intercooler
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator on both shafts
Turbocharging Eaton M112
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 7.25
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Range Rover Sport 2018)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~280 000
Weight, kg 190

The engine was installed on:

  • Land Rover Discovery 4 (L319) in 2013 – 2017; Discovery 5 (L462) since 2017;
  • Land Rover Range Rover 5 (L460) in 2013 – 2019;
  • Land Rover Range Rover Sport 2 (L494) in 2013 – 2019;
  • Land Rover Range Rover Velar 1 (L560) since 2017.

Disadvantages of the Land Rover 306PS engine

  • The most famous weak point of such units are timing chain tensioners;
  • Quite often here the blower drive fails and needs to be replaced;
  • Rarely, but sometimes there is a loss of valve seats and a blown cylinder head gasket;
  • Periodic cleaning here requires fuel injectors and throttle;
  • The pump and an additional cooling fan are distinguished by a modest resource.

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