The 1.9-liter diesel engine Opel Z19DT or 1.9 CDTi was produced from 2004 to 2010 and was installed on such popular models of the German concern as Astra, Vectra or Zafira. This 8-valve engine was created by Fiat and was installed on Saab under its D207E index.
The engine was installed on:
- Opel Astra H (A04) in 2005 – 2010;
- Opel Signum A (Z03) in 2004 – 2008;
- Opel Vectra C (Z02) in 2004 – 2008;
- Opel Zafira B (A05) in 2005 – 2010.
|Fuel system||Common Rail|
|Power output, hp||120|
|Torque output, Nm||280|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 8v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||82|
|Piston stroke, mm||90.4|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.6|
|Euro standards||EURO 4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Opel Vectra 2007)
|Engine lifespan, km||~340 000|
Disadvantages of the Z19DT engine
- This is a simple and reliable engine, as it does not have problematic swirl flaps;
- The weak point of the Bosch Common Rail fuel system is the metering valve;
- At high mileage, nozzles often begin to pour, but usually they are repaired;
- The turbine is resource here, except that the blades of geometry change coke and wedge;
- The exhaust manifold may crack or deform around the 4th cylinder.