EURO 6 emissions for motorhomes

What is the Euro 6 standard?

Euro 6 is a European standard that sets vehicle emissions limits, particularly for nitrogen oxide and particles. The Euro 6 standard restricts nitrogen oxide emissions to 0.125 grams per kilometre, which represents a 55% reduction on the previous standard, Euro 5.

How does this affect motorhome owners?

more economical engines

To meet the requirements of this Euro 6 standard, the engines use less fuel and are therefore more economical to run.

more eco-friendly engines

By extension, these engines are said to be more eco-friendly. To give you an idea, it would take 50 motorhomes meeting Euro 6 standards to emit as many particles as one Euro 1-compliant motorhome from 1992.

improved perfomance

Engine performance has also improved, particularly in terms of torque levels, which are now higher, and operating range, which is greater.

What are the advantages of the Fiat Euro 6 engine?

The new range of Euro 6 engines – 115, 130, 150 and 180 hp MultiJet 2 – continue to offer the ideal engine for every type of motorhome and driving. Individually designed, they differ in more than just the calibration of their electronics. Each engine has its own precise construction specifications, particularly for the turbocharger, such as the Wastegate or variable-geometry turbines. All of these engines benefit from the new MultiJet 2 technology, which provides higher operating pressure of up to 1,800 bars,and injections per engine cycle that can attain 8. And, thanks to LP EGR technology, our engines do not require the use of fuel depollution additives like AdBlue.

In summary

In summary, there are several advantages for motorhome owners. Greater efficiency, higher speed when going uphill or overtaking, enhanced driving comfort, and, of course, reduced consumption and emissions.

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