The 1.4-liter 16-valve Rover 14K4F engine was produced by the company from 1991 to 2005 and was installed on models with indexes 100, 200 and 400 in two different versions for 83 and 103 hp. There were versions of this unit with indices 14K4C and 14K4D, equipped with a single injection.
Engines of K-series: 11K4F, 14K2F, 14K4F, 16K4F, 18K4F, 18K4K, 18K4G.
|Fuel system||distributed injection|
|Power output, hp||83 – 103|
|Torque output, Nm||110 – 123|
|Cylinder block||aluminum R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||75|
|Piston stroke, mm||79|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.5|
|Euro standards||EURO 2/3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Rover 414 Si 1992)
|Engine lifespan, km||~250 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Rover 100 I (XP) in 1991 – 1998;
- Rover 200 II (XW) in 1992 – 1995; 200 III (RF) in 1995 – 1999;
- Rover 25 I (RF) in 1999 – 2005;
- Rover 400 I (XW) in 1992 – 1995; 400 II (RT) in 1995 – 1999;
- Rover 45 I (RT) in 1999 – 2005;
- Rover Streetwise I (RF) in 2003 – 2005;
- MG ZR in 2001 – 2005;
- MG ZS in 2001 – 2005.
Disadvantages of the Rover 14K4F engine
- All motors of the K line are afraid of overheating, it can break through the gasket and lead the cylinder head;
- On long runs, the sleeves often sag and the lubricant mixes with antifreeze;
- Another regular chore is thrown by the proprietary MEMS fuel injection system;
- Do not forget to change the belt every 100,000 km or if it breaks, the valves will bend;
- The weaknesses of the engine include its weak and at the same time quite expensive supports.