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Is there a boxer diesel engine?

Is there a boxer diesel engine?

Subaru finally has a diesel-and it’s the first boxer turbodiesel in a passenger car….Legacy and Outback Find New Power.

2008 Subaru Legacy/Outback (Euro-Spec) 2.0D Boxer Diesel
Base Price N/A
Engine 2.0L/148-hp/258-lb-ft turbodiesel DOHC 16-valve flat-4
Transmission 5-speed manual
Curb Weight 3200-3460 lb (mfr)

What is boxer diesel?

The world’s first commercial Horizontally-Opposed Diesel Engine developed for passenger vehicles is the SUBARU BOXER DIESEL. When petrol engines are converted to diesel, strengthening of the engine block usually makes the engine bigger and heavier.

Is a boxer engine reliable?

Due to the low, wide mount, the boxer engine can prove difficult to service. Even changing spark plugs can be a substantial job. However, boxer engines are known for their reliability, and should require less service than most other engine types.

Are boxer engines hard to work on?

The difficulty level of working on these engines will be defined by your mechanical ability and the type of work you plan on doing. Routine maintenance is fairly easy. The engine bay is easy to get around in my opinion, but it may take some getting used to.

What are the advantages of a boxer engine?

The advantage of a boxer engine is that the engine counter balances itself. The pistons that are across from each other move toward the crank and away from the crank at the same time. This gives smoother operation and a crank shaft that is lighter because no counter balance weights are required.

Do Subaru H6 engines have head gasket problems?

But the H6 also has a metal coolant tube along the left side of the engine that is prone to corroding. There’s now a fair number of reports here of head gasket failures in the H6; however, the symptom is more often bubbling into the coolant reservoir after the engine has warmed.

How much horsepower does a H6 engine have?

The H6-3.0 engine produces 212 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 210 pound-feet of torque at 4,400 rpm, but at 2,200 rpm the engine is already generating 174 pound-feet of torque, which is meant to deliver quick response at lower speeds.