The 2.3-liter diesel engine SsangYong D23DT or OM 661 was assembled from 1993 to 2006 and installed on such well-known SUVs of the Korean concern as Musso and Korando. This motor exists in atmospheric and supercharged versions and is a clone of the Mercedes OM601.
Ssangyong diesel engines: D16DTF, D20DT, D20DTF, D20DTR, D22DTF, D22DTR, D23DT, D27DT, D27DTP, D29DT.
|Power output, hp||80 (atmospheric D23D)
101 (supercharged D23DT)
|Torque output, Nm||150 (atmospheric D23D)
209 (supercharged D23DT)
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 8v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||89|
|Piston stroke, mm||92.4|
|Turbocharging||no (atmospheric D23D)
Garrett GT1749S (D23DT)
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||8.0|
|Euro standards||EURO 2|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for SsangYong Korando 2000)
|Engine lifespan, km||~400 000|
The engine was installed on:
- SsangYong Korando 2 (KJ) in 1996 – 2006;
- SsangYong Musso 1 (FJ) in 1993 – 2005.
Disadvantages of the SsangYong D23DT engine
- This is a reliable and durable pre-chamber diesel engine equipped with an in-line Bosch high-pressure fuel pump;
- The main thing is to monitor the condition of the cooling system, the cylinder head often cracks;
- Saving on oil here reduces the life of the fuel pump and hydraulic lifters;
- Other weak points include injector nozzles and glow plug wiring;
- At long runs, the turbine often fails or the timing chain is pulled.