The 2.0-liter Audi BRE 2.0 TDI diesel engine was assembled by the concern from 2004 to 2008 and installed on such popular models as the A4 in the back of the B7 and the A6 in the back of the C6. Despite popular opinion, electromagnetic, not piezo, injectors were installed in this motor.
The EA188-2.0 series also includes: BKD, BKP, BMM, BMP, BMR, BPW, BRE, BRT.
|Fuel system||unit injectors|
|Power output, hp||140|
|Torque output, Nm||320|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||81|
|Piston stroke, mm||95.5|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.3|
|Euro standards||EURO 4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi A4 2007)
|Engine lifespan, km||~275 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Audi A4 B7 (8E) in 2004 – 2005;
- Audi A6 C6 (4F) in 2004 – 2008.
Disadvantages of the Audi BRE engine
- The most famous problem of this diesel engine is the rapid wear of the hexagon of the oil pump.
- Electromagnetic unit injectors have a good resource, but replacement is very expensive.
- Also, many owners complain about oil consumption, about 0.5 liters per thousand km.
- The cause of engine thrust failures is usually in the turbine geometry wedge or EGR contamination.
- Another culprit in the unstable operation of the motor is often a clogged particulate filter.