Engine Volvo B4194T

1.9-liter Volvo B4194T turbo engine was assembled at the company’s plant from 1997 to 2000 and installed on charged modifications of the S40 sedan or V40 station wagon before restyling. Such a power unit was the most powerful in its series and was installed on models with the T4 index.

The Modular engine family up to 2.0-liter includes: B4164S, B4164S2, B4184S, B4184S2, B4194T.

The engine was installed on:

  • Volvo S40 I (644) in 1997 – 2000;
  • Volvo V40 I (645) in 1997 – 2000.


Production years 1997-2000
Displacement, cc 1855
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 200
Torque output, Nm 300
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 81
Piston stroke, mm 90
Compression ratio 8.5
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging MHI TD04L-14T
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.5
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 2
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Volvo S40 1999)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000

Disadvantages of the B4194T engine

  • Despite the forcing, this turbo engine is reliable and has an impressive resource;
  • Many complaints are related to oil consumption due to clogged crankcase ventilation;
  • Closer to 200,000 km, the main cause of the oil burn is the wear of the turbine shaft;
  • The timing belt does not always run the prescribed 90,000 km, and when it breaks, the valves bend;
  • The weak points of the engine include the fuel pump, the control unit and a number of sensors.

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