Engine SsangYong D22DTR

The 2.2-liter diesel engine SsangYong D22DTR or 2.2 XDi has been produced since 2015 and is put on the second generation of the popular Rexton SUV and Rodius or Stavic minivan. This diesel engine exists in two versions: with a capacity of 178 hp and 400 Nm, as well as 181 hp and 420 Nm.

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


Production years since 2015
Displacement, cc 2157
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 178 – 181
Torque output, Nm 400 – 420
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 86.2
Piston stroke, mm 92.4
Compression ratio 15.5
Features intercooler
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging BorgWarner BV43
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 6.0
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 5/6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for SsangYong Rodius 2018)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~280 000

The engine was installed on:

  • SsangYong Rexton 1 (RJ) in 2015 – 2017; Rexton 2 (WJ) since 2017;
  • SsangYong Rodius 2 (HJ) since 2015.

Disadvantages of the SsangYong D22DTR engine

  • The main troubles are delivered by the fuel system, which is sensitive to the quality of diesel fuel;
  • Savings on fuels and lubricants often turn into expensive repairs;
  • A turbine, a hydraulic chain tensioner, a crankshaft damper are distinguished by a modest resource;
  • Liners now run longer due to variable displacement oil pump;
  • Also, many problems are associated with contamination of the DPF filter or LNT converter.

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