Engine Rover 14K2F

The 1.4-liter 8-valve Rover 14K2F engine was produced by the company from 1994 to 1999 and was installed on models with an index of 100, 200 and 400 in one single version with 75 hp. Modifications of this engine with a carburetor and single injection were called 14K2A, 14K2C and 14K2D.

Engines of K-series: 11K4F, 14K2F, 14K4F, 16K4F, 18K4F, 18K4K, 18K4G.


Production years 1994-1999
Displacement, cc 1396
Fuel system distributed injection
Power output, hp 75
Torque output, Nm 117
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 8v
Cylinder bore, mm 75
Piston stroke, mm 79
Compression ratio 9.5-10.0
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.5
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 2
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Rover 214 i 1997)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~240 000
Weight, kg 102

The engine was installed on:

  • Rover 100 I (XP) in 1994 – 1998;
  • Rover 200 III (RF) in 1995 – 1999;
  • Rover 400 II (RT) in 1995 – 1999.

Disadvantages of the Rover 14K2F engine

  • Engines of the K family easily overheat and the gasket breaks through them regularly;
  • Also, the sleeves often sag or crack and the lubricant is mixed with antifreeze;
  • The remaining engine problems are usually associated with oil leaks and electrical failures;
  • According to the regulations, the timing belt changes every 100,000 km, and when it breaks, the valves bend;
  • The weak points of this unit include its short-lived and very expensive supports.

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