The D Series inline 4 cylinder engine was used in variety of compact Honda models, most notably the 1995-2000 Honda Civic EX and the 1996-1997 Del Sol Si in the United States. This engine is also found in the 1996-2000 Civic Si out of Canada and is labeled as the D16Y6 in New Zealand. The D16Y8 is a SOHC (Single Overhead Cam) design with a displacement of 1.590cc. The factory redline is set at 6800 rpm with a rev limit to 7200 rpm and the VTEC switchover point at 5600 rpm. Factory compression ratio is 9.6:1, cylinder bore size is 75mm and crankshaft stroke is 90mm.
Dur @ .050
Street/Strip - 3/4 Race - Normally Aspirated
Drop in cam (minimal tuning) that delivers spirited driving. Delivers double digit HP gains without serious modifications. Requires kit BC0070.
316°/308° 292° 292°
235°/224° 202° 202°
.432"/.436" .323" .323"
10.97/11.07 8.20 8.20
Street/Strip Forced Induction
Intended for built engine. Engine mods, ECU tuning and low compression pistons are recommended. Requires kit BC0070.