BorgWarner suplies Hyundai with optimized turbocharger technology
Hyundai’s new 2.0L turbo diesel engine features latest variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbocharger from BorgWarner.
Hyundai’s all-new 2.0L R-diesel engine, which is available in the 2010 ix35 crossover, features BorgWarner’s fourth-generation VTG turbocharger technology that helps the vehicle to achieve the segment-leading fuel economy of 41 mpg or 5.8 liters of diesel fuel per 100 kilometers.
Latest BorgWarner turbocharger technology replaces straight turbine vanes with patented S-shaped vane design for an improved thermodynamics, response and controllability, which results in a significantly improved engine response and increased efficiency at low engine speeds.
At the same time, the latest VTG turbocharger also helps the 2.0L R-diesel engine to significantly reduce its emissions!
The 2.0L CRDi engine found in the new Hyundai ix35 generates 136 horsepower and maximum torque of 320 Nm at 1.800 rpm. The fuel-sipping R-diesel engine has been available in Europe and South Korea since March this year.
The same powerplant will also be available in the new Kia Sportage, which made its official world premiere at Geneva Motor Show in March and will go on sale across the globe later this year.
Unfortunately, Hyundai has no plans to offer its highly advanced diesel technology in the U.S. market at this moment.
BorgWarner is a producer of powertrain components and systems for vehicle powertrain applications in engines and automatic transmissions. The company produces turbochargers, exhaust gas recirculation valves and other engine air management systems for passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles. You can read more about the company here.