Engine Volvo D5244T4

The 2.4-liter Volvo D5244T4 diesel engine was produced by the concern from 2005 to 2010 and was installed on many popular company models, such as S60, S80, V70, XC60, XC70, XC90. Together with the T5, T7, T8, T13 and T18 diesel engines, this engine belonged to the second generation of D5 engines.

Diesel Modular engines include: D5204T, D5244T and D5244T15.

The engine was installed on:

  • Volvo S60 I (384) in 2005 – 2009;
  • Volvo S80 I (184) in 2006 – 2009;
  • Volvo V70 II (285) in 2005 – 2007; V70 III (135) in 2007 – 2009;
  • Volvo XC60 I (156) in 2008 – 2009;
  • Volvo XC70 II (295) in 2005 – 2007; XC70 III (136) in 2007 – 2009;
  • Volvo XC90 I (275) in 2005 – 2010.

Specifications

Production years 2005-2010
Displacement, cc 2400
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 185
Torque output, Nm 400
Cylinder block aluminum R5
Block head aluminum 20v
Cylinder bore, mm 81
Piston stroke, mm 93.15
Compression ratio 17.3
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging VGT
Recommended engine oil 0W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.7
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Volvo S60 2008)
— city
— highway
— combined
9.0
5.2
6.7
Engine lifespan, km ~350 000

Disadvantages of the D5244T4 engine

  • Very often in these diesel engines the swirl flaps of the intake manifold are jammed;
  • The plastic gears of the turbine actuator drive wear out quickly;
  • Hydraulic lifters suffer from bad oils, sometimes they knock already by 100,000 km;
  • If the alternator belt breaks, it can fall under the timing belt and end the engine;
  • At high mileage, liners often burst and antifreeze mixes with oil.

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