The 1.6-liter gasoline engine Mini W10B16A was produced by the company from 2001 to 2008 and was installed on the first generation of Mini R50 cars, including the R52 convertible. A similar power unit was installed on some Chrysler models under its EJD index.
|Fuel system||distributed injection|
|Power output, hp||90 (One)
|Torque output, Nm||140 (One)
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||77|
|Piston stroke, mm||85.8|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.5|
|Euro standards||EURO 4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Mini Cooper 2004)
|Engine lifespan, km||~300 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Mini Cabrio R52 in 2004 – 2008;
- Mini Hatch R50 in 2001 – 2006.
Disadvantages of the Mini W10B16A engine
- In the early years of production, power units often suffered from poor assembly;
- Cylinder head cracks are also often found here, as well as the destruction of rocker rollers;
- Many problems are caused by frequent failures in the operation of the electronic throttle assembly;
- Closer to 150 – 200 thousand kilometers, the timing chain usually stretches and requires replacement;
- The weak points of the engine include the fuel pump, hydraulic booster and expansion tank.