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Freelander - 2.5 KV6 Petrol Specifications

2.5 KV6 Petrol Engine

General
Type 2.5 litre V6 direct injection petrol, 24-valve air assisted fuel injection, water cooled, transverse mounted
Cylinder Arrangement
  • left bank
  • right blank
90 degrees V6, numbered from the front of the engine
  • Cylinders 1, 3 and 5
  • Cylinders 2, 4 and 6
Bore (nominal) 80.00mm (3.150 in.)
Stroke 82.8mm (3.26 in)
Capacity 2497 cc (152.37 in)
Firing Order 1-6-5-4-3-2
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 +- 0.5:1
Direction of Rotation Clockwise viewed from front of engine
Maximum Power 130kW (177 bhp) @ 6500 rev/min
Maximum Torque 240Nm (177 lbf.ft) @ 4000 rev/min
Idle Speed 750 rev/min +- 50 rev/min
Maximum engine speed
  • Continuous
  • Intermittent
 
  • 6500 rev/min
  • 6750 rev/min
Weight (fully dressed, wet) 154kg (340 lb.)
Dimensions (Length x Width x Height) 770 mm (30.3 in) x 750 mm (29.5 in) x 750 mm (29.5 in)
Valve Operation Self-adjusting, lightweight hydraulic tappets operated directly by camshafts
Fuel Injection System:
  • Make
  • Type
 
  • Siemens engine management system
  • multi-point, air assisted fuel injection, controlled by ECM and electromagnetic injectors with twin sprays targeted at back of inlet valves
Inlet manifold Variable geometry
Spark Plugs
  • Make/Type
  • Gap
 
  • GSP 66527
  • 1.0  +- 0.05 mm (0.039 +- 0.002 in)
Ignition Coils
  • Make
  • Type
 
  • BREMR
  • 6 x coils (3 x plug top, 3 x remote mounted)
  • Emissions Standard ECD3
    Cylinder Head
    Material Aluminium Alloy
    Cylinder head gasket Multi-layer steel
    Cylinder head height:   118.95 - 119.05 mm (4.683 - 4.687 in)
    Cylinder Block
    Type Cosworth cast aluminium alloy with bearing ladder bolted to bottom of block
    Cylinder liner type Damp, bottom half stepped - sliding fit into lower part of cylinder block
    • Cylinder Liner Bore
      • RED grade A
      • BLUE grade B
     
    • 80.000 - 80.015 mm (31496 - 3.1502 in)
    • 80.015 - 80.030 mm (3.1502 - 3.1508 in)
    Crankshaft
    Material/Type Cast spheroidal graphite iron with cold rolled fillets on all journals except outer mains
    Crankshaft end - float
    • Service limit
    0.10 - 0.30 mm (0.004 - 0.012 in)
    • 0.40 mm ( 0.016 in)
    Main journal diameter
    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3

    Maximum out of round

     
    • 67.743 - 67.749 mm (2.6670 - 2.6673 in)
    • 67.737 - 67.743 mm (2.6668 - 2.6670 in)
    • 67.731 - 67.737 mm (2.6666 - 2.6668 in)

    0.010 mm (0.0004 in)

    Main Housing diameter
    • Grade A
    • Grade B
    • Grade C
     
    • 71.600 - 71.593 mm (2.8189 - 2.8186 in)
    • 71.593 - 71.586 mm (2.8186 - 2.8183 in)
    • 71.586 - 71.579 mm (2.8183 - 2.8181 in)
    Big-end journal diameter
    • Grade A
    • Grade B
    • Grade C

    Maximum out of round

     
    • 54.049 - 54.055 mm (2.1279 - 2.1281 in)
    • 54.043 - 54.049 mm (2.1277 - 2.1279 in)
    • 54.037 - 54.043 mm (2.1274 - 2.1277 in)

    0.010 mm (0.0004 in)

    Big-end housing diameter
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
     
    • 57.677 - 57.671 mm (2.2707 - 2.2705 in)
    • 57.671 - 57.665 mm (2.2705 - 2.2703 in)
    • 57.665 - 57.659 mm (2.2703 - 2.2700 in)
    Main Bearings
    Quantity 4
    Material/Type Glacier AS15 - oil grooves in upper half shells, plain lower half shells
    Clearance in bearings 0.021 - 0.039 mm ( 0.0008 - 0.0015 in)
    Thrust washers:
    • Type/position
    • Thrust washer halves thickness
     
    • Glacier AS15 - thrust washer halves at top and bottom of rear main bearing, oil grooves in top and bottom halves
    • 2.61 - 2.65 mm (0.103 - 0.104 in)
    Main bearing thickness
    • Red
    • Blue
    • Green
    • Yellow
    • Black
     
    • 1.930 - 1.927 mm (0.0760 - 0.0759 in)
    • 1.927 - 1.924 mm (0.0759 - 0.0757 in)
    • 1.924 - 1.921 mm (0.0757 - 0.0756 in)
    • 1.921 - 1.918 mm (0.0756 - 0.0755 in)
    • 1.918 - 1.915 mm (0.0755 - 0.0754 in)
    Big End Bearings
    Material/Type Glacier AS15 - plain upper and lower half shells with locating tags
    Clearance in bearings 0.022 - 0.040 mm (0.0008 - 0.0016 in)
    Big-end bearing thickness
    • Red
    • Blue
    • Green
    • Yellow
    • Black
     
    • 1.803 - 1.800 mm (0.0710 - 0.0709 in)
    • 1.800 - 1.797 mm (0.0709 - 0.0707 in)
    • 1.797 - 1.794 mm (0.0707 - 0.0706 in)
    • 1.794 - 1.791 mm (0.0706 - 0.0705 in)
    • 1.791 - 1.788 mm (0.0705 - 0.0704 in)
    Big-end end-float 0.19 - 0.29 mm (0.007 - 0.011 in)
    Connecting Rods
    Type Forged steel H-sections with horizontally split big-ends
    Distance between centres 151.31 - 151.41 mm (5.957 - 5.961 in)
    Gudgeon Pins
    Type Semi-floating, offset towards thrust side
    Fit in Connecting Rod Interference
    Diameter
    • RED
    • GREEN
     
    • 17.997 - 18.000 mm (0.7085 - 0.7087 in)
    • 17.994 - 17.997 mm (0.7084 - 0.7087 in)
    Length 52.3 - 52.6 mm (2.059 - 2.071 in)
    Clearance in piston 0.011 mm (0.0004 in)
    Pistons
    Type Aluminium alloy, tin plated, thermal expansion with offset gudgeon pin
    Piston Diameter:
    • Grade A
    • Grade B
     
    • 79.965 - 79.980 mm (3.1482- 3.1488 in)
    • 79.981 - 79.995 mm (3.1489 - 3.1494 in)
    Clearance in cylinder bore 0.034 - 0.035 mm (0.0013 - 0.0014 in)
    Maximum ovality 0.30 mm (0.012 in)
    Piston Rings
    Type:
    • Top Compression Ring
    • 2nd Compression Ring
    • Oil Control Ring
     
    • chrome plated steel
    • chrome plated cast iron
    • stainless steel top and bottom rails with expander ring
    New Ring to Groove Clearance:
    • Top Compression Ring
    • 2nd Compression Ring
    • Oil Control Ring
     
    • 0.05 - 0.08 mm (0.0020 - 0.0031 in)
    • 0.04 - 0.07 mm (0.0012 - 0.0024 in)
    • 0.010 - 0.180 mm (0.0004 - 0.0071 in)
    Ring fitted gap (20mm from top of bore):
    • Top Compression Ring
    • 2nd Compression Ring
    • Oil Control Ring
     
    • 0.20 - 0.35 mm (0.008 - 0.014 in)
    • 0.28 - 0.45 mm (0.011 - 0.018 in)
    • 0.25 - 1.00 mm (0.010 - 0.039 in)
    Piston Ring width:
    • Top Compression Ring
    • 2nd Compression Ring
    • Oil Control Ring
     
    • 3.1 +- 0.15 mm (0.122 +- 0.006 in)
    • 3.15 - 3.45 mm (0.124 - 0.136 in)
    • 2.286 - 2.438 mm (0.090 - 0.096 in)
    Camshaft
    Type Twin camshafts on each cylinder bank retained by camshaft carrier, line bored with cylinder head. Reluctor for camshaft sensor mounted on left hand inlet camshaft
    Camshaft identification
    • Inlet
    • Exhaust
     
    • Red paint mark
    • Blue paint mark
    Bearings 5 per camshaft
    Drive Toothed belt driven from crankshaft to front of inlet camshafts, 2 x short toothed belts from rear of inlet camshafts to exhaust camshafts
    Camshaft end-float
    • Service limit
    0.06 - 0.19 mm (0.002 - 0.007 in)
    • 0.30 mm (0.012 in)
    Bearing Clearance
    • Service limit
    0.025 - 0.059 mm (0.0010 - 0.0023 in)
    • 0.1 mm (0.004 in)
    Tappets
    Type Self-adjusting hydraulic tappets, operated directly from camshafts
    Tappet outside diameter 32.959 - 32.975 mm (1.2976 - 1.2982 in)
    Valve timing
    Inlet valves:
    • Opens
    • Closes
    • Maximum lift
     
    • 2 BTDC
    • 54 ABDC
    • 8.2 mm (0.32 in)
    Exhaust valves:
    • Opens
    • Closes
    • Maximum lift
     
    • 50 BBDC
    • 14 ATDC
    • 8.8 mm (0.35 in)
    Valves
    Stem Diameter:
    • Inlet
    • Exhaust
     
    • 5.952 - 5.967 mm (0.2343 - 0.2349 in)
    • 5.947 - 5.962 mm (0.2341 - 0.2347 in)
    Stem to guide clearance
    • Inlet valves ~ service limit
    • Exhaust valves ~ service limit
     
    • 0.033 - 0.063 mm (0.0013 - 0.0025 in) ~ 0.07 mm (0.0028 in)
    • 0.038 - 0.078 mm (0.0015 - 0.0031 in) ~ 0.11 mm (0.0043 in)
    Valve stem fitted height::
    • New
    • Service limit
     
    • 38.93 - 39.84 mm (1.5327 - 1.5685 in)
    • 40.10 mm (1.5787 in)
    Valve guide fitted height 6.0 mm (0.24 in)
    Valve guide inside diameter 6.000 - 6.025 mm (0.2362 - 0.2372 in)
    Head diameter:
    • Inlet
    • Exhaust
     
    • 31.4 - 31.6 mm (1.236 - 1.244 in)
    • 27.3 - 27.5 mm (1.075 - 1.9083 in)
    Valve seat width: 1.5 mm ( 0.06 in)
    Seat face angle - Inlet and Exhaust 45 degrees
    Valve face angle - Inlet and Exhaust 45 degrees
    Valve Springs
    Free length 47.6 mm (1.874 in)
    Fitted length 37.0 mm (1.457 in)
    Load at fitted length 210 +- 13 N
    Load at valve open length 440 +- 22 N
    Lubrication
    Type Cast aluminium wet sump with full flow filtration
    Pump type:
    • outer rotor end-float
    • inner rotor end-float
    • outer rotor to body diameterical clearance
    • rotor body to drive gear clearance (pump not fitted)
    Crankshaft driven, high pressure die cast body
    • 0.04 - 0.09 mm (0.0016 - 0.0035 in)
    • 0.04 - 0.09 mm (0.0016 - 0.0035 in)
    • 0.13 - 0.23 mm (0.0051 - 0.0091 in)
    • 0.15 - 0.25 mm (0.0059 - 0.0098 in)
    Oil filter Full flow disposable cartridge
    Oil cooler partial flow type
    • Pressure at idle (min)
    • Pressure at 2500 rev/min (hot)
    • Relief valve opening pressure
    • Low oil pressure switch opening pressure
    • 1.0 bar (14.5 lbf/in)
    • 3.0 bar (43.5 lbf/in)
    • 4.1 bar (59.5 lbf/in)
    • 0.3 - 0.5 bar (4.4 - 7.3 lbf/in)
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