Engine Audi BPW

The 2.0-liter Audi BPW 2.0 TDI diesel engine was assembled by the company from 2004 to 2009 and was installed only on the very popular A4 model in the B7 body. The most famous problem with this motor was the rapid wear of the hexagon of the oil pump.

The EA188-2.0 series also includes: BKD, BKP, BMM, BMP, BMR, BPW, BRE, BRT.


Production years 2004-2009
Displacement, cc 1968
Fuel system unit-injectors
Power output, hp 140
Torque output, Nm 320
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 8v
Cylinder bore, mm 81
Piston stroke, mm 95.5
Compression ratio 18.0
Features SOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging VGT
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.3
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi A4 2007)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000
Weight, kg 178

The engine was installed on:

  • Audi A4 B7 (8E) in 2004 – 2009.

Disadvantages of the Audi BPW engine

  • A common problem with this engine is oil pump hex wear;
  • Unit-injectors have a resource of approximately 250,000 km, but replacement is very expensive;
  • Many owners complain about a small oil burner, about 0.5 liters per 1000 km;
  • Due to the jammed geometry of the turbine, the engine often behaves unstable;
  • Another cause of engine traction failures can be a clogged diesel particulate filter.

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