The company assembled the 2.0-liter turbo engine Audi CAEA or A5 2.0 TFSI from 2008 to 2014 and put on American modifications of such well-known models as the A4, A5 and the Q5 crossover. The motor met the environmental standards ULEV 2, its European version under Euro 5 was called CDNB.
The EA888 gen2 series includes: CDAA, CDAB, CDHA, CDHB, CCZA, CCZB, CCZC, CCZD, CDNB, CDNC, CAEA, CAEB.
|Fuel system||direct injection|
|Power output, hp||180|
|Torque output, Nm||320|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||82.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||92.8|
|Phase regulator||on the intake shaft|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.6|
|Euro standards||ULEV 2|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi A5 2011)
|Engine lifespan, km||~250 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Audi A4 B8 (8K) in 2008 – 2011;
- Audi A5 1 (8T) in 2008 – 2011;
- Audi Q5 1 (8R) in 2009 – 2014.
Disadvantages of the Audi CAEA engine
- This unit is known for high oil consumption due to a defective piston group;
- You can save the engine from the oil burner by replacing pistons, for example, with forged ones;
- Also, oil waste leads to the rapid formation of carbon deposits and floating revolutions;
- The timing chain has a modest resource here, sometimes it stretches to 100,000 km;
- Other weak points of the engine include a water pump, ignition coils, injection pump.