Engine SsangYong D20DTR

The 2.0-liter diesel engine SsangYong D20DTR or 2.0 XDi has been produced since 2012 and is installed only on the Rexton SUV, Rodius minivan, and Actyon Sports pickup truck. After 2018, this diesel engine is practically not produced, it was replaced by a 2.2-liter unit.

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


Production years since 2012
Displacement, cc 1998
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 150 – 155
Torque output, Nm 360
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 86.2
Piston stroke, mm 85.6
Compression ratio 16.5
Features intercooler
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging BorgWarner BV40
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 6.0
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for SsangYong Actyon Sports 2014)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~270 000

The engine was installed on:

  • SsangYong Actyon Sports 1 (QJ) in 2012 – 2016;
  • SsangYong Rexton 1 (RJ) in 2012 – 2017;
  • SsangYong Rodius 2 (HJ) since 2012.

Disadvantages of the SsangYong D20DTR engine

  • Most of the problems here are related to the Delphi fuel system and especially the injection pump;
  • A lot of trouble is caused by the banal dismantling of injectors that stick to the cylinder head;
  • The weak points of the engine also include the crankshaft damper and temperature sensor;
  • The network describes cases of turning the crankshaft liners when driving at low speeds;
  • At high mileage, the turbocharger often fails and the timing chain is pulled.

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