Engine Volvo D5244T

The 2.4-liter Volvo D5244T diesel engine was produced by the company from 2001 to 2006 and was installed on such popular concern models as the S60, S80, V70, XC70, and also the XC90. Along with the D5244T2 engine, this diesel engine belongs to the first generation of D5 power units.

Diesel Modular engines include: D5204T, D5244T4 and D5244T15.

The engine was installed on:

  • Volvo S60 I (384) in 2001 – 2005;
  • Volvo S80 I (184) in 2001 – 2006;
  • Volvo V70 II (285) in 2002 – 2006;
  • Volvo XC70 II (295) in 2002 – 2006;
  • Volvo XC90 I (275) in 2002 – 2005.


Production years 2001-2006
Displacement, cc 2401
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 163
Torque output, Nm 340
Cylinder block aluminum R5
Block head aluminum 20v
Cylinder bore, mm 81
Piston stroke, mm 93.2
Compression ratio 18.0
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging VGT
Recommended engine oil 0W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 6.5
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 3
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Volvo XC90 2004)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~400 000

Disadvantages of the D5244T engine

  • This version is the simplest in design and the most reliable in the series;
  • There is no particulate filter, no swirl flaps, no turbine electric drive;
  • Unreliable fuel injectors are the biggest problem for owners;
  • Also, the rail pressure regulator periodically fails in the fuel system;
  • Hydraulic lifters do not tolerate low-quality oils and can knock already by 100,000 km.

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