Engine Volvo B4164T

The 1.6-liter turbo engine Volvo B4164T or 1.6 GTDi was assembled by Ford from 2010 to 2016 and installed on many models of the P3 platform such as S60, S80, V60, V70 in the T4 modification. T3 modifications were equipped with a derated version of this turbo engine with the B4164T3 index.

The Ford engine line includes: B4164S3, B4184S11, B4204S3 and B4204T6.

The engine was installed on:

  • Volvo S60 II (134) in 2010 – 2015;
  • Volvo S80 II (124) in 2010 – 2016;
  • Volvo V40 I (645) in 2012 – 2015;
  • Volvo V60 I (155) in 2010 – 2015;
  • Volvo V70 III (135) in 2010 – 2015.


Production years 2010-2016
Displacement, cc 1596
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 180
Torque output, Nm 240
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 79
Piston stroke, mm 81.4
Compression ratio 10.0
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator on both shafts
Turbocharging BorgWarner KP39
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.1
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Volvo S60 T4 2012)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~200 000

Disadvantages of the B4164T engine

  • This turbo engine is very afraid of overheating, often leads the head and breaks the gasket;
  • There was even a recall campaign due to failures of the electromagnetic clutch of the cooling system;
  • The network describes multiple cases of destruction of pistons even at low mileage;
  • Direct injection system injectors do not tolerate bad fuel and clog quickly;
  • There are no hydraulic lifters here and valve adjustment is required every 100,000 km.

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