The 2.5-liter Audi BDG 2.5 TDI diesel engine was produced by the concern from 2003 to 2008 and was installed on such popular company models as the A4 B7, A6 C5 or Volkswagen Passat B5. Thanks to the installation on the Skoda Superb, this diesel engine was assembled the longest in its family.
The EA330 series also includes: AFB, AKE, AKN, AYM, BAU, BDG, BDH.
|Fuel system||direct injection|
|Power output, hp||163|
|Torque output, Nm||350|
|Cylinder block||cast iron V6|
|Block head||aluminum 24v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||78.3|
|Piston stroke, mm||86.4|
|Features||2 x DOHC|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||6.0|
|Euro standards||EURO 4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi A4 2005)
|Engine lifespan, km||~320 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Audi A4 B6 (8E) in 2003 – 2004; A4 B7 (8E) in 2004 – 2005;
- Audi A6 C5 (4B) in 2003 – 2004;
- Skoda Superb 1 (3U) in 2003 – 2008;
- Volkswagen Passat B5 (3B) in 2003 – 2005.
Disadvantages of the Audi BDG engine
- All the most common problems of this diesel engine are associated with failures of the VP44 injection pump;
- Several cases of destruction of hollow camshafts have been described on specialized forums;
- Also, grease leaks very often here, and especially from under the valve covers;
- On high mileage, owners often encounter a wedge of turbine geometry;
- Due to poor oil, pressure reducing valves and hydraulic lifters wear out here.