Winter mornings with minus 20 degrees Celsius in thermometers are heavy for any car, be it diesel or gasoline. However, for the small 0.9 TCe engine on the Dacia Sandero, the low temperature does not seem to be a big problem.
The owner of such a copy did a test on his personal car: cold start at -20 degrees. It only took two seconds to start the small three-cylinder petrol unit.
The TCe 90 petrol engine appeared on the Dacia Sandero in 2013
At the time of launch, in 2013, the TCe 90 petrol unit was offered on the Logan and Sandero models. The engine is a symbol of the excellence of the Renault group’s powertrain. This exceptional engine combines driving pleasure, low fuel consumption, low CO2 emissions with minimal operating costs.
TCe 90 is a three-cylinder turbo petrol engine with a cylinder capacity of 898 cm3 that delivers 66 kW (90 hp) at 5,250 rpm and generates 135 Nm of low speed (90% from 1,650 rpm). rpm), making it lively and receptive, with a smooth acceleration. It gave drivers an optimal balance between driving performance and fuel consumption. The average consumption is about 4.5 liters / 100 km. The level of CO2 emissions is between 112 and 115 g / km, depending on the vehicle model.
TCe 90 is “Made in Romania”
The production of this engine started in the second half of 2012. In 2017, the Dacia plant in Mioveni celebrated the production of the 0.9 TCe 90 turbo engine with the number 1,000,000. The Romanian factory was the first to start production of this engine. Due to the turbo and three-cylinder configuration, the TCe 90 engine weighs 15 kg less than an engine of equivalent power. Some of the parts that make it up (timing case, sole, cylinder head cover, cylinder head, bearing cover, flywheel and crankshaft) are manufactured in the Dacia plant. The unit is also manufactured at the Renault plant in Valladolid, Spain.
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