Engine Peugeot EW10D

The 2.0-liter Peugeot EW10D or RLZ engine was produced by the company only from 2001 to 2004 and was installed only on two well-known models of the French concern: Peugeot 406 and Citroen C5. This motor became famous for its capricious fuel system and was quickly discontinued.

Engines of the EW family: EW7J4, EW7A, EW10J4, EW10D, EW10A, EW12J4.

The engine was installed on:

  • Peugeot 406 I (D8/D9) in 2001 – 2004;
  • Citroen C5 I (X3/X4) in 2001 – 2003.


Production years 2001-2004
Displacement, cc 1997
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 140
Torque output, Nm 192
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 85
Piston stroke, mm 88
Compression ratio 11.4
Features hpi system
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator at the intake
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.25
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Peugeot 406 2003)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 140

Disadvantages of the EW10D engine

  • The main problem of this engine in the capricious direct fuel injection system;
  • It not only often fails, but also requires a specialized service when repairing;
  • The phase regulator often fails already on a run of 70 – 80 thousand kilometers;
  • Many owners regularly experience oil leaks from under the valve covers;
  • The reason for strong vibrations is usually the critical wear of the pillows of the power unit.

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