Engine Mercedes M271 E16 ML under the hood

Engine Mercedes M271 E16 ML

The Mercedes M271 E16 engine is an in-line 4-cylinder petrol engine with the same displacement of 1597 cm3 for all modifications. As for the technical part, the cylinder block is cast from aluminum with cast iron liners cast into it and is identical for the KE and DE modifications. At the bottom of the block is a Lanchester balancing mechanism with two balance shafts and an integrated oil pump.


Manufacturer Stuttgart-Untertürkheim Plant
Also called M271
Production years 2008-2011
Cylinder block alloy aluminum
Fuel system injector
Configuration inline
Number of cylinders 4
Valves per cylinder 4
Piston stroke, mm 75.6
Cylinder bore, mm 82
Compression ratio 10.3
Displacement, cc 1597
Power output, hp 129-156/5000-5200
Torque output, Nm / rpm 220-230/2500-3000
Fuel type 95
Euro standards Euro 5
Weight, kg ~167
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for C180 Kompressor W204)
— city
— highway
— combined
Oil consumption, gr/1000 km up to 1000
Recommended engine oil 0W-30 / 0W-40 / 5W-30 / 5W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.5
Amount of engine oil for replacement, liter ~5.0
Oil change interval, km 7000-10000
Normal engine operating temperature, °C ~90
Engine lifespan, km
— official information
— real


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