Production Starts On The Renault 1.6 dCi 130 Engine

Renault 1.6 dCi 130 Engine

Renault 1.6 dCi 130 Engine

Renault's Cleon site in France has started production on the new diesel Energy dCi 130 (R9M) engine, initially being available in the Renault Scenic and then the Renault Megane.

THe Energy dCi 130 engine was developed by the Renault-Nissan Alliance, as was the existing 2.0 dCi and V6 dCi units, as well as the future TCe 90 and TCe 115 units. The Energy dCi 130 1.6 litre engine can develop 130hp and 320Nm or torque, and fits between the dCi 110 range and the dCi 150 range.

This new engine id the first in a new generation of "Energy" combustion powertrains. It features a range technologies to reduce CO2 emissions, including stop & start with regenerative braking as well as a new EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) cold loop, a European premiere. Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are 20% lower than its predecessor.

The Renault Scenic featuring the Energy dCi 130 will carry the eco² signature and will emit 117g/km of CO2/km. The Energy dCi 130 is the first Renault engine to feature stop & start, along with a function to recover braking energy.

Renault 1.6 dCi 130 - Technical Specification
Type (Renault) R9M
Cubic capacity (cc) 1,598
Bore x stroke (mm) 80 x 79.5
Number of cylinders/valves 4/16
Compression ratio 15.4:1
Maximum power 96kW (130hp) at 4,000rpm
Maximum torque 320Nm, from 1,750rpm
Fuel-injection type Common rail
Depollution standard Euro5
Transmission Six-speed manual (Type ND4)
Fuel consumption (European mixed cycle) 62.8mpg
CO2 emissions 117g/km
Published 4 January 2011 Staff

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