Engine SsangYong D16DTF

The 1.6-liter diesel engine SsangYong D16DTF or 1.6 e-XDi has been produced since 2015 and is installed only on the Tivoli compact crossover or its extended version under the XLV index. This motor is part of a new family, along with a similar volume of gasoline G16DF.

Ssangyong diesel engines: D16DTF, D20DT, D20DTF, D20DTR, D22DTF, D22DTR, D23DT, D27DT, D27DTP, D29DT.


Production years since 2015
Displacement, cc 1597
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 115
Torque output, Nm 300
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 76
Piston stroke, mm 88
Compression ratio 15.5
Features intercooler
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging E-VGT
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.0
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for SsangYong Tivoli 2017)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000

The engine was installed on:

  • SsangYong Tivoli 1 (XK) since 2015.

Disadvantages of the SsangYong D16DTF engine

  • The fuel system with a pressure of 2000 bar is very demanding on fuel quality;
  • The timing design was inherited from its predecessor, which has no problems with the resource;
  • The reliability of the new variable displacement oil pump is still unknown;
  • The thermostat, pump and oil filter are made in a single and expensive unit.

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