- Renault K-Type engine
Infobox Automobile engine
name=Renault K-Type engine
The K-Type was a
straight-4 automobileengine from Renault.
The KxJ displaces 1.4 L.
1598cc or 1.6L featuring SPi Fuel injection and EGR emmsion control system fitted.
Displacement (cc) 1598Bore x stroke (mm) 79.5 x 80.5Number of cylinders 4Compression Ratio 9.5:1Total number of valves 8Max. power kW (hp) 64kW (90hp)Max. engine speed (rpm) 5500Max. torque (N.m) 128NmType of fuel injection MPiFuel type petrolCatalytic converter present
K7M engines tend to suffer quite badly from head gasket failure but are otherwise very tough and powerful engines. K7M engines have single point injection and not multi point injection.
MK2 phase1 Clio with K7M:-
0-60mph - 10 seconds.
top speed - 112mph.
official - 37mpg.
motorway cruising at 50mph - 50mpg.
motorway cruising at 60mph - 42mpg.
oil capacity - 3.5 litres. (recommended 15/40 - 8mm square drain plug key required)
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