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.
|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|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.5|
|Euro standards||EURO 2|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Rover 214 i 1997)
|Engine lifespan, km||~240 000|
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.