Engine Audi AMB

The 1.8-liter turbocharged Audi AMB 1.8T engine was assembled at the factory from 2000 to 2005 and was installed on the popular A4 model in the B6 body, but only in the version for the American market.

The EA113-1.8T series includes: AGU, AWT, AMB, AWM, AUQ, AWC.


Production years 2000-2005
Displacement, cc 1781
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 170
Torque output, Nm 225
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 20v
Cylinder bore, mm 81
Piston stroke, mm 86.4
Compression ratio 9.3
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain & belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging KKK K03
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.7
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 3
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi A4 2002)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~330 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Audi A4 B6 (8E) in 2000 – 2005.

Disadvantages of the Audi AMB engine

  • Here, the turbine often fails due to coking of oil in its supply pipes;
  • The main culprit of floating engine speeds is air leakage in the intake;
  • The main reason for the rapid formation of carbon deposits is the failure of the crankcase ventilation;
  • Ignition coils with built-in switches have a low resource;
  • The weak points of the motor include: coolant temperature sensor, N75 valve and secondary air system.

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