Mercedes engine codes

Interested in the various codes Mercedes-Benz uses for their petrol and diesel motors? We have compiled a list of most passenger vehicle engines used by the German manufacturer:

  • M = Petrol / gasoline engine
  • OM = Diesel / Turbodiesel engine

Benzin / Petrol (gasoline)

CodeCyl.CapacityYears prod.
M02i6 2.0 L 1926–1933
M03i6 3.0 L 1926–1927
M04i6 3.0 – 3.1 L 1927–1928
M06i6 6.8 – 7.1 L 1928–1934
M07i8 7.7 L 1930–1938
M08i8 4.6 – 5.0 L 1928–1939
M09i6 3.4 L 1928–1929
M10i6 3.5 L 1929–1933
M100V8 6.3 – 6.9 L 1963–1981
M102i41.8 – 2.5 L 1980–1996
M103i6 2.6 – 3.0 L 1984–1995
M104i6 2.8 – 3.6 L 1989–1997
M108i6 2.5 L 1965–1967
M11i6 2.6 L 1929–1935
M110i6 2.8 L 1972–1986
M111i41.8 – 2.3 L1992–2006
M112V6 2.4 – 3.7 L 1997–2005
M113V8 4.3 – 5.5 L 1997–2012
M114i6 2.5 L 1967–1972
M115i42.0 – 2.3 L 1968–1985
M116V8 3.5 – 4.2 L 1969–1991
M117V8 4.5 – 5.6 L 1971–1992
M118i41.5 – 1.8 L 1965–1972
M119V8 4.2 – 6.0 L 1989–1999
M120V12 6.0 – 7.0 L 1991–1998
M121i41.9 – 2.0 L 1955–1968
M123i6 2.5 L 1976–1985
M124i8 5.8 L 1939
M127i6 2.2 L 1958–1964
M129i6 2.5 L 1965–1967
M130i6 2.8 L 1968–1972
M133i42.0 L 2013–present
M136i41.7 – 1.8 L 1935–1955
M137V12 5.8 – 6.3 L 1999–2002
M142i6 3.2 L 1937–1942
M143i6 2.2 L 1936–1941
M15i6 1.7 L 1931–1936
M150i8 7.7 L 1938–1944
M152V8 5.5 L 2012–2015
M153i6 2.3 L 1939–1943
M155V8 5.4 L 2004–2009
M156V8 6.2 L 2006–2014
M157V8 5.5 L 2010–present
M158V12 6.0 L 2012–present
M159V8 6.2 L 2009–2014
M160i30.6 – 0.7 L 1998–2007
M166i41.4 – 2.1 L 1997–2005
M176V8 4.0 L 2017–present
M177/M178V8 4.0 L 2014–present
M18i6 2.9 L 1933–1937
M180i6 2.2 – 2.3 L 1951–1980
M186i6 3.0 L 1951–1958
M188i6 3.0 L 1952–1958
M189i6 3.0 L 1958–1967
M19i8 3.8 L 1932–1933
M194i6 3.0 L 1952
M198i6 3.0 L 1954–1963
M199i6 3.0 L 1955–1958
M200i41.2 L 2012–present
M21i6 2.0 L 1933–1936
M22i8 3.8 – 4.0 L 1933–1934
M23i41.3 L 1933–1936
M24i8 5.0 – 5.4 L 1934–1944
M256i6 3.0 L 2017–present
M260/M264i41.5 – 2.0 L 2017–present
M266i41.5 – 2.0 L 2004–present
M270i41.6 – 2.0 L 2011–present
M271i41.6 – 1.8 L 2002–2015
M272V6 2.5 – 3.5 L 2004–present
M273V8 4.7 – 5.5 L 2005–2010
M274i41.6 – 2.0 L 2012–present
M275V12 6.0 L 2004–2015
M276V6 2.8 – 3.5 L 2014–present
M277V12 6.0 L 2014–present
M278V8 4.7 L 2010–present
M279V12 6.0 L 2012–present
M281i31.0 L 2014–present
M282i41.3 L 2018–present
M285V12 5.5 L 2003–2012
M297V12 6.9 – 7.3 L 1997–2016
M30i41.5 L 1934–1939
M836i6 4.0 L 1924–1929
M9456i6 6.3 L 1924–1929


Diesel / Turbodiesel 

CodeCyl.Capacity
M202B2 6.5 L 
M203Bi3 9.7 L 
MB8511 1.5 L
MB8522 2.9 L
MB853i3 4.3 L
MB8611 1.5 L
MB8622 2.9 L
MB863i3 4.3 L 
OM138i4 2.5 L 1935–1940
OM601i4 2.0 – 2.3 L 1983–2001
OM602i5 2.5 – 2.9 L 1985–2002
OM603i6 3.0 – 3.5 L 1986–1997
OM604i4 2.0 – 2.2 L 1993–1998
OM605i5 2.5 L 1993–2001
OM606i6 3.0 L 1993–2001
OM608i4 1.5 L 2018–present
OM611i4 2.1 – 2.2 L 1998–2006
OM612i5 2.7 L 1999–2006
OM613i6 3.2 L 1999–2003
OM615i4 2.0 – 2.2 L 1968–1985
OM616i4 2.4 L 1973–1985
OM617i5 3.0 L 1974–1991
OM621i4 1.9 – 2.0 L 1959–1967
OM628V8 4.0 L 1999–2005
OM629V8 4.0 L 2005–2010
OM6322 0.8 L
OM636i4 1.7 – 1.8 L 1949–1990
OM639i3 1.5 L 2004–2009
OM640i4 2.0 L 2004–2012
OM642V6 3.0 L 2005–present
OM646i4 2.1 L 2002–2010
OM647i5 2.7 L 2004–2006
OM648i6 3.2 L 2002–2006
OM651i4 1.8 – 2.1 L 2008–present
OM654i4 2.0 L 2016–present
OM656i6 2.9 L 2017–present
OM660i3 0.8 L 1998–2015
OM668i4 1.7 L 1997–2005
OM699i4 2.3 L 2017–present

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