Engine Audi ADP

The 1.6-liter 8-valve Audi ADP engine was produced by the company from 1994 to 1998 and was installed only on two related models: the first generation A4 and the B5 Passat. This power unit quickly gave way to the AHL motor of the new EA113 family.

The EA827 1.6l series includes: PN, AFT, ADP.


Production years 1994-1998
Displacement, cc 1595
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 101
Torque output, Nm 140
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 8v
Cylinder bore, mm 81
Piston stroke, mm 77.4
Compression ratio 10.3
Features SOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.5
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 3
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi A4 1995)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~350 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Audi A4 B5 (8D) in 1994 – 1997;
  • Volkswagen Passat B5 (3B) in 1996 – 1998.

Disadvantages of the Audi ADP engine

  • This simple and reliable power unit does not often bother its owners;
  • The biggest problem here is the regular contamination of the crankcase ventilation;
  • From strong vibrations in work, washing the nozzles and the throttle most often helps;
  • The thermostat and antifreeze temperature sensor have a very low resource;
  • On a long run, an oil burner and knocking hydraulic lifters are often found.

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