Engine Peugeot DW8

The 1.9-liter 8-valve Peugeot DW8 or WJZ diesel engine has been produced since 1997 and installed on both the popular Partner and civilian models 206 or 306. In 2000, with the transition to EURO 3 environmental standards, this unit changed its index to DW8B or WJY.

The DW line also includes diesel engines: DW10TD and DW12TED4.

The engine was installed on:

  • Citroen Xsara I (N6/N7) in 1999 – 2004;
  • Citroen Berlingo I (M49/M59) in 1997 – 2007;
  • Peugeot 206 I (T1) in 1998 – 2001;
  • Peugeot 306 I (N3/N5) in 1999 – 2002;
  • Peugeot Partner I (M49/M59) in 1997 – 2007;
  • Peugeot Expert I (U64/U65) in 1999 – 2006;
  • Fiat Scudo I in 1999 – 2006;
  • Toyota Corolla 8 (E110) in 2000 – 2002.

Specifications

Production years 1997-2007
Displacement, cc 1868
Fuel system vortex chamber
Power output, hp 69
Torque output, Nm 125
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 8v
Cylinder bore, mm 82.2
Piston stroke, mm 88
Compression ratio 23.0
Features no
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.75
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 2/3
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Citroen Xsara 1999)
— city
— highway
— combined
8.3
5.3
6.4
Engine lifespan, km ~400 000
Weight, kg 150

Disadvantages of the Peugeot DW8 engine

  • This diesel engine has no problems with reliability, its minus is only in low power;
  • Many owners complain about constant fogging around the valve cover;
  • Rough running of the engine hints at the fact that it would be time to adjust the valves;
  • If the accessory belt breaks, there is a high risk of damaging the timing belt.

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