Engine Land Rover 448DT

The 4.4-liter diesel engine Land Rover 448DT or Range Rover 4.4 TDV8 was produced from 2010 to 2020 and was installed on the company’s largest and most expensive SUVs. This motor was assembled at the concern’s Mexican plant along with Ford Power Stroke diesels.

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


Production years 2010-2020
Displacement, cc 4367
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 313 – 339
Torque output, Nm 700 – 740
Cylinder block cast iron V8
Block head aluminum 32v
Cylinder bore, mm 84
Piston stroke, mm 98.5
Compression ratio 16.1
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging Garrett GT1549 + VTC
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 9.5
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 5/6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Range Rover TDV8 2011)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~400 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Land Rover Range Rover 3 (L322) in 2010 – 2012; Range Rover 4 (L405) in 2012 – 2020;
  • Land Rover Range Rover Sport 2 (L494) in 2014 – 2020.

Disadvantages of the Land Rover 448DT engine

  • This motor is considered the most reliable in the line, but it can bother you over small things;
  • In diesel engines of the first years, there is a defective pipeline for draining oil from the turbine;
  • Even on the first engines, the drive belt breaks due to the displacement of the tension roller;
  • Air pipes cause a lot of trouble, they simply tan and crack;
  • Also, a heat exchanger, an oil pump and a front crankshaft oil seal often leak here.

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