Engine Peugeot DW12CTED4

The 2.2-liter Peugeot DW12CTED4 or DW12C or 4HL engine was produced from 2010 to 2015 and was installed only on the two most prestigious models of the company: Peugeot 508 and Citroen C5. Modifications of this power unit are often found on Ford cars.

The DW12 line includes: DW12TED4, DW12BTED4, DW12CTED4, DW12MTED4, DW12UTED.

The engine was installed on:

  • Peugeot 508 I (W2) in 2010 – 2015;
  • Citroen C5 II (X7) in 2010 – 2015.


Production years 2010-2015
Displacement, cc 2179
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 204
Torque output, Nm 450
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 85
Piston stroke, mm 96
Compression ratio 16.0
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain & belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging Mitsubishi TD04V
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.3
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Peugeot 508 2012)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000
Weight, kg 215

Disadvantages of the DW12CTED4 engine

  • The disadvantage of this motor is its rarity.
  • The main trouble is delivered by the particulate filter, which is very often clogged.
  • Also, errors often occur here due to under-blowing or over-blowing of the turbine.
  • Piezo injectors not only quickly become clogged, but are also dismantled with great difficulty.
  • The rest of the problems are related to the violation of the fuel filter replacement schedule.

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