Engine SsangYong G16DF

The 1.6-liter SsangYong G16DF or 1.6 e-XGi160 petrol engine has been assembled since 2015 and is installed only on the Tivoli crossover, as well as its extended version under the XLV index. Such a power unit belongs to a new line of engines with an aluminum cylinder block.

Ssangyong gasoline engines: G16DF, G20D, G20DF, G23D, G32D.


Production years since 2015
Displacement, cc 1597
Fuel system distributed injection
Power output, hp 128
Torque output, Nm 160
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 76
Piston stroke, mm 88
Compression ratio 10.5
Features VIS
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator at intake and exhaust
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.0
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for SsangYong Tivoli e-XGi160 2016)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000

The engine was installed on:

  • SsangYong Tivoli 1 (XK) since 2015.

Disadvantages of the SsangYong G16DF engine

  • Distributed injection and a low degree of forcing hint at a high resource;
  • Timing design has been completely overhauled and shouldn’t be a problem now;
  • Interested in the reliability of the new variable displacement oil pump;
  • A single module of a thermostat, pump and oil filter is very expensive.

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