Engine Volvo B4204T9

The 2.0-liter Volvo B4204T9 engine was produced by the Swedish concern from 2014 to 2018 and was installed on the S60 sedan, the V60 station wagon similar to it, and the XC60 crossover in the T6 modification. Such a power unit was distinguished by the presence of both a turbine and a Roots compressor at the same time.

The Drive-E family also includes engines: B3154T, B4204T23 and B4204T35.

The engine was installed on:

  • Volvo S60 II (134) in 2014 – 2018;
  • Volvo V60 I (155) in 2014 – 2018;
  • Volvo XC60 I (156) in 2014 – 2017.


Production years 2014-2018
Displacement, cc 1969
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 306
Torque output, Nm 400
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 82
Piston stroke, mm 93.2
Compression ratio 10.3
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator on both shafts
Turbocharging turbine + compressor
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.9
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5/6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Volvo XC60 2016)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~260 000

Disadvantages of the B4204T9 engine

  • The most famous problem of the power units of this series is oil consumption;
  • Also, in the early years of production, the pipe of the cooling system tank often burst;
  • Every 60,000 km you need to flush the fuel injectors or they will fail;
  • It is advisable to change the timing belt every 120,000 km, since when it breaks, the valves bend;
  • From time to time, owners complain about leaks in seals and from under the valve cover.

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