Engine Saab D207E

The 1.9-liter diesel engine Saab D207E or 1.9 TiD was produced from 2004 to 2010 and was installed on the simplest versions of the 9-3 model and mostly with a manual gearbox. This 8-valve unit was created by the Fiat concern and is completely similar to the Opel Z19DT engine.

Saab diesel engines: D207E, D207L, D207R, D223L, D308L.


Production years 2004-2010
Displacement, cc 1910
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 120
Torque output, Nm 280
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 8v
Cylinder bore, mm 82
Piston stroke, mm 90.4
Compression ratio 18.0
Features SOHC
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging Garrett GT1749MV
Recommended engine oil 5W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.6
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Saab 9-3 2005)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~350 000
Weight, kg 180

The engine was installed on:

  • Saab 9-3 II (YS3F) in 2004 – 2010.

Disadvantages of the Saab D207E engine

  • This is a reliable diesel engine and does not have swirl dampers that are problematic for engines of this series;
  • The Bosch fuel system is very hardy, only the metering valve is clogged;
  • On long runs, nozzles often begin to pour, but they are easily repaired;
  • The turbine serves for a long time, in it only the blades of geometry change coke and wedge;
  • The exhaust manifold sometimes cracks or deforms around the 4th cylinder.

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