The concern produced the 1.8-liter turbo engine Audi CABD or A5 1.8 TFSI from 2007 to 2008 and installed it on some modifications of the popular A5 model in the 8T body. This motor was only offered for one year until it was replaced by the CDHB motor from the EA888 gen2 line.
The EA888 gen1 series includes: BYT, BZB, CABA, CABB, CABD, CAWA, CAWB, CBFA, CCTA, CCTB.
|Fuel system||direct injection|
|Power output, hp||170|
|Torque output, Nm||250|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||82.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||84.2|
|Phase regulator||on the intake shaft|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.6|
|Euro standards||EURO 4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi A5 2008)
|Engine lifespan, km||~250 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Audi A5 1 (8T) in 2007 – 2008.
Disadvantages of the Audi CABD engine
- The timing chain delivers the most problems, often it runs less than 100 thousand km.
- On specialized forums, many cases of timing chain jump after parking in gear have been described.
- Intake valves and manifold swirl flaps also quickly coke here.
- It is coking that is the main reason for the unstable operation of this engine.
- The weaknesses of the engine also include a weak catalyst, pump and ignition coils.