This report covers a detailed design benchmarking study of the Honda N22A1 IL4 2.2L diesel engine and includes a photographic record of all the main components, plus individual masses and dimensions. Ricardo comments on specific design features are also included.
This is Honda’s first diesel engine to be fully developed and built in-house. The engine made its debut at the Geneva motor show in 2003. It will be used to power, amongst others, the Honda Accord passenger car. At a later date it powered the Honda CR-V sports utility vehicle. This turbocharged engine has a maximum power of 103kW (140hp) at 4000 rpm with maximum torque of 340Nm at 2000 rpm.
- Cylinder Block, Cylinders, Bedplate, Balancer assembly
- Cylinder head gasket
- Crankshaft, TV damper
- Connecting Rod and Connecting Rod big end cap
- Cylinder head, Camshaft