Engine Peugeot EC8

The 1.8-liter Peugeot EC8 engine has been assembled by the company since 2012 and is installed on a number of budget models of the concern intended for the markets of South America or China.

Engines of the ET/EC family: ET3J4, EC5, EC8.

The engine was installed on:

  • Peugeot 408 I (T73) since 2012;
  • Citroen C4 Sedan II (B7) since 2012.


Production years since 2012
Displacement, cc 1813
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 135 – 140
Torque output, Nm 170 – 175
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Compression ratio 10.8 – 11.0
Features no
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator VTi
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.3
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Peugeot 408 2014)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~320 000
Weight, kg 125

Disadvantages of the Peugeot EC8 engine

  • The motor is intended for China and South America and we do not know anything about it.
  • Judging by similar PSA units, this engine should not be a problem.

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