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Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz M111 E20 / E20 ML 2.0 Engine Specification

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Manufacturer Stuttgart-Untertürkheim Plant
Year 1992-2004
Cylinder block material cast iron
Fuel system injection
Configuration inline
Number of cylinders 4
Valves per cylinder 4
Stroke, mm 78.7
Bore, mm 89.9
Compression Ratio 8.5 (Kompressor); 9.6; 10.6
Displacement, cc 1998
Power, hp 136-129/5100-5500;
163-192/5300-5400 (Kompressor)
Torque, Nm 185-190/3500-4000;
230-250/2500 (Kompressor)
Weight, kg -
Engine oil specs 0W-30, 0W-40, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-40, 15W-40
Oil capacity, liter 5.5; 7.0 (from 2000)
Oil change interval, mile 4000-6000
Engine fits in cars Mercedes-Benz C 180 W203, Mercedes-Benz C 200 W202 / W203 / Kompressor, Mercedes-Benz CLK 200 Kompressor C208, Mercedes-Benz E 200/ 200 E W124 / W210 / Kompressor W210, Mercedes-Benz SLK 200 R170 / Kompressor R170, Mercedes-Benz V 200/ Vito 113 W638


New engine M111 E20 appeared in 1992 and gave rise to the following series of four-cylinder engines Mercedes (which includes M111 E18, M111 E22 and M111 E23), himself M111 E20 replace outdated M102 E20. Cast-iron compact cylinder block has been re-designed with a new crankshaft for this generation of engines, connecting rod and piston group and others are brand new. The cylinder head is now 16-valve with two camshafts (DOHC), with hydraulic lifters and electronic fuel injection. The diameter of the intake valves is 35 mm, 31 mm- exhaust valve diameter. Company produced atmospheric and compressor version of M111 E20 ML, which was equipped by blower compressor Eaton M62. There is timing chain. The chain resource is about 150 thousand miles. Engine control system is Bosch ME 2.1.

Engine underwent a series of modifications in 2000. Engine connecting rods and pistons are replaced by new for increasing the compression ratio, the engine block got new stiffening ribs. There is new modified cylinder head with modified combustion chambers and channels, individual coil of ignition, modified fuel system with new injectors, other candles, electronic throttle flap. The engine control system was replaced by Siemens ME-SIM4.

In 2002, Mercedes-Benz unveiled the next generation, the further development of in-line fours family named M271, and within two years, M111 E20 ML gave way to the new M271 E18 ML, with a displacement of 1.8 liters.

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