Engine Mercedes M112 E26 under the hood

Engine Mercedes M112 E26

The M112 E26 engine – one of the youngest representatives in the extensive family of M112 engines appeared in 2000 as a replacement for the M112 E24 and was intended for Mercedes models with an index of 240.

The engine is based on a cylinder block from the M112 E28, in which a crankshaft with an even smaller piston stroke was placed. The cylinder heads are the same as on the M112 E28: aluminum, with one camshaft (SOHC) and three valves per cylinder: two inlet, one outlet. The diameter of the intake valves is 36 mm, the outlet valves are 41 mm. There is a variable valve timing system, hydraulic lifters, an intake manifold with variable length.


Manufacturer Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt Plant
Also called M112
Production years 2000-2006
Cylinder block alloy aluminum
Fuel system injector
Configuration V
Number of cylinders 6
Valves per cylinder 3
Piston stroke, mm 68.2
Cylinder bore, mm 89.9
Compression ratio 11
Displacement, cc 2597
Power output, hp 170/5500
Torque output, Nm / rpm 240/4500
Fuel type 95
Euro standards Euro 4
Weight, kg
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for E240 W211)
— city
— highway
— combined
Oil consumption, gr/1000 km up to 800
Recommended engine oil 0W-30 / 0W-40 / 5W-30 / 5W-40 / 5W-50 / 10W-40 / 10W-50 / 15W-40 / 15W-50
Engine oil capacity, liter 8.0
Amount of engine oil for replacement, liter ~7.5
Oil change interval, km 7000-10000
Normal engine operating temperature, °C ~90
Engine lifespan, km
— official information
— real


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