Dacia milestone: 100,000 0.9 TCe units produced image

The Romanian based automaker Dacia has recently announced a new milestone, after 100,000 units of the 0.9 liter TCe engine have been produced in Mioveni.

According to the car manufacturer, a total of 100,000 units of the 0.9 liter TCe engine have been produced in the company’s facility at Mioveni, Arges, Romania. The newest engine, sourced from Renault and used on several Dacia models, has 898 cubic centimeters and three cylinders, being turbocharged. The unit is powering models like the new Logan, new Logan MCV, new Sandero and new Sandero Stepway and it weighs 15 kg less than a naturally aspirated engine with similar performance figures.

The 0.9 liter TCe engine production has started in the second part of 2012 and by the end of this year, the assembly line will be adapted in order to produce 450,000 units annually. The new 0.9 liter TCe engine is Renault-Nissan / Dacia’s answer to the Ford Ecoboost 1.0 liter, which was named the Engine of the Year for two times in a row. You can find out more about this engine by reading our review of the new Dacia Sandero equipped with the 0.9 liter unit.