Engine Renault H4Jt

The 1.4-liter Renault H4Jt or TCe 130 engine was produced from 2009 to 2016 in Spain and was installed only on the third generation Megane, as well as the Scenic compact MPV, created on its basis. This power unit in the range of Nissan engines had its own index HR14DET.

The TCe line includes engines: H4Bt, H4Dt, H5Dt, D4Ft, H5Ft, H5Ht, H4Jt, M5Mt, M5Pt, F4Rt.


Production years 2009-2016
Displacement, cc 1397
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 130
Torque output, Nm 190
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 78
Piston stroke, mm 73.1
Compression ratio 9.1
Features no
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator at the intake
Turbocharging yes
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.5
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Renault Megane 2010)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~200 000
Weight, kg 115

The engine was installed on:

  • Renault Megane 3 (X95) in 2009 – 2013;
  • Renault Scenic 3 (J95) in 2009 – 2016.

Disadvantages of the Renault H4Jt engine

  • The main disadvantage of this engine is the constantly progressing oil burner;
  • The timing chain is rather weak and often stretches to 100 thousand kilometers;
  • The aluminum block is afraid of overheating, mating surfaces quickly bend;
  • Of the minor engine problems, owners most often complain about the failure of the boost sensor;
  • In addition, this unit was not very economical and was quickly abandoned.

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