Engine Mitsubishi 4N15

The 2.4-liter Mitsubishi 4N15 diesel engine has been produced by the concern only since 2015 and is installed only on the popular L200 pickup truck and the Pajero Sport SUV. The unit is distinguished from its predecessors by an aluminum cylinder block and a MIVEC phase regulator.

The 4N1 family also includes engines: 4N13 and 4N14.

The engine was installed on:

  • Mitsubishi L200 since 2015;
  • Mitsubishi Pajero Sport since 2015.


Production years since 2015
Displacement, cc 2442
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 154 – 181
Torque output, Nm 380 – 430
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 86
Piston stroke, mm 105.1
Compression ratio 15.5
Features intercooler
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator MIVEC
Turbocharging VGT
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 8.4
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Mitsubishi L200 2016)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000
Weight, kg 163

Disadvantages of the Mitsubishi 4N15 engine

  • The main problems are delivered by a quickly clogged particulate filter and the EGR valve;
  • There are cases of failure of expensive piezo injectors up to 100,000 km;
  • Some owners with mileage over 100,000 km had to replace the timing chain;
  • The intake manifold flaps are overgrown with soot and the control unit is throwing errors.

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