The 2.0-liter Opel X20SE engine was assembled from 1995 to 1999 at an enterprise in Germany and was installed on the two largest models of the concern of its time, Omega and Frontera. This unit essentially differs little from its predecessor, the motor under the C20NE index.
The engine was installed on:
- Opel Frontera A in 1995 – 1998;
- Opel Omega B in 1994 – 1999.
|Fuel system||distributed injection|
|Power output, hp||116|
|Torque output, Nm||175|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 8v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||86|
|Piston stroke, mm||86|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.50|
|Euro standards||EURO 2|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Opel Omega 1996)
|Engine lifespan, km||~400 000|
Disadvantages of the X20SE engine
- The engine is considered reliable and all its problems are associated with natural wear and tear;
- Most often, Opel owners on the forums complain about failures in the ignition system;
- In second place in popularity here is the failure of one or another sensor;
- From low-quality oil at high mileage, hydraulic lifters can knock;
- The timing belt serves approximately 50 – 60 thousand km, however, when it breaks, the valves do not bend.