Ford, Volvo, PSA, Mini, Mazda, and Suzuki are just a few of the companies that use this diesel engine. The DLD series of small four-cylinder diesel engines, which also includes the 1.4 litre DLD-414 and the 1.8 litre DLD-418, as well as this engine.
The DLD engines are designed and manufactured in the United Kingdom.
The cylinder block is made of a lightweight aluminium alloy. A 16-valve aluminium cylinder head with two camshafts is also included in the engine. A timing belt and a little chain are located in the cylinder head. All DLD engines have the Common Rail system fitted.
An intercooler and a Garrett GT15 variable geometry turbocharger are included on the DLD-416. In 2011, the engine gained an 8-valve cylinder head with one camshaft instead of a 16-valve cylinder head (Engines DV6C and DV6D).
Production years: 2003-present
Cylinder block material: Aluminium
Cylinder head material: Aluminium
Fuel type: Gasoline
Fuel system: Common Rail
Number of cylinders: 4
Valves per cylinder: 4 or 2
Valvetrain layout: SOHC
Bore: 75.0 mm
Stroke: 88.3 mm
Displacement: 1560 cc
Type: Four-stroke, turbocharged
Compression Ratio: 18.0:1
Power: 88-117 hp at 4000 rpm
Torque: 148-199 lb-ft at 1,750 rpm
Firing order: 1-3-4-2
Engine oil weight: 5W-30
Engine oil capacity: 3.8 litres
Oil change interval: 12,500 miles
Applications: Ford C-Max/Grand C-Max, Ford Fiesta, Ford Fusion (European), Ford Focus, Ford Focus C-MAX
Reliability & Issues
Ford's 1.6 TDCI diesel engine is more dependable than the 1.8 model. The DLD-416 DV6 engine allows cars to go over 100,000 miles typically without breaking down.
However, the 1.6 TDCI has a risk of turbo failure. Oil supply issues caused by sludge build-up in the oil feed pipes might result in a blown Turbo.