Engine SsangYong D27DTP

The 2.7-liter diesel engine SsangYong D27DTP or 2.7 XVT was produced by the concern from 2006 to 2017 and was installed only on the top modifications of the Rexton SUV. Such a diesel engine was created on the aggregate base of the very popular Mercedes OM612 engine.

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


Production years 2006-2017
Displacement, cc 2696
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 179 – 186
Torque output, Nm 402
Cylinder block cast iron R5
Block head aluminum 20v
Cylinder bore, mm 86.2
Piston stroke, mm 92.4
Compression ratio 17.5
Features intercooler
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging MHI TD04HL
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 8.5
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for SsangYong Rexton 2014)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~320 000

The engine was installed on:

  • SsangYong Rexton 1 (RJ) in 2006 – 2017.

Disadvantages of the SsangYong D27DTP engine

  • Most of the problems of this unit are related to the vagaries of the Delphi fuel system;
  • If the injection pump fails, its chips clog all the tubes of the system, nozzles and tank;
  • A lot of trouble is caused by the dismantling of injectors, which simply stick to the cylinder head;
  • The culprit for many breakdowns is burnt wiring or electrical contacts;
  • By a run of 200 thousand km, the turbine may require replacement or the timing chain may be extended.

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