Engine Volvo B4204T6

The 2.0-liter Volvo B4204T6 or 2.0 GTDi engine was produced by Ford from 2010 to 2011 and was installed on many models based on the P3 platform, such as the S60, S80, V60, V70 and XC60. A little longer, a more powerful version of such a turbo engine with the B4204T7 index was produced.

The Ford engine line includes: B4164S3, B4164T, B4184S11 and B4204S3.

The engine was installed on:

  • Volvo S60 II (134) in 2010 – 2011;
  • Volvo S80 II (124) in 2010 – 2011;
  • Volvo V60 I (155) in 2010 – 2011;
  • Volvo V70 III (135) in 2010 – 2011;
  • Volvo XC60 I (156) in 2010 – 2011.


Production years 2010-2011
Displacement, cc 1999
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 203
Torque output, Nm 300
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 87.5
Piston stroke, mm 83.1
Compression ratio 10.0
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator on both shafts
Turbocharging BorgWarner K03
Recommended engine oil 0W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.4
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Volvo XC60 2011)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000

Disadvantages of the B4204T6 engine

  • The most famous engine problem is the destruction of the pistons due to detonation;
  • Often the exhaust manifold cracks, the crumbs of which disable the turbine;
  • From bad gasoline nozzles of system of direct injection of fuel quickly become dirty;
  • The use of the wrong oil reduces the life of the phase regulators to 100,000 km;
  • Since there are no hydraulic lifters, valve adjustment is required every 100,000 km.

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