Facts about Euro 6

  • New emissions regulations within the EU as of January 1, 2014.
  • One-fifth the nitrogen oxide emissions of a Euro 5 engine.
  • Half the particulate emissions of a Euro 5 engine.
  • Certification rules have been changed so that it will be compulsory to meet emissions legislation down to an ambient temperature of at least –7° C.
  • Emissions legislation encompasses nitrogen oxides (NOx), particulates (mass), particulates (quantity), ammonia (NH3), carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrocarbons (HC).