Engine Audi CJSB

The 1.8-liter Audi CJSB or A3 1.8 TFSI engine was produced by the company from 2012 to 2018 and was installed on such popular models as the Skoda Octavia, Volkswagen Golf and Audi A3. This power unit is essentially a modification of the CJSA engine for all-wheel drive cars.

The EA888 gen3 series includes: CJSA, CJSB, CJEB, CHHA, CHHB, CXDA, CNCD, CJXC.


Production years 2012-2018
Displacement, cc 1798
Fuel system FSI + MPI
Power output, hp 180
Torque output, Nm 280
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 82.5
Piston stroke, mm 84.2
Compression ratio 9.6
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator on both shafts
Turbocharging IHI IS12
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.2
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi A3 2014)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 138

The engine was installed on:

  • Audi A3 3 (8V) in 2012 – 2016;
  • Seat Leon 3 (5F) in 2013 – 2018;
  • Skoda Octavia 3 (5E) in 2013 – 2018;
  • Volkswagen Golf 7 (5G) in 2015 – 2018.

Disadvantages of the Audi CJSB engine

  • The most serious problems are associated with malfunctions of the variable oil pump;
  • The oil receiver mesh often clogs or the pump pressure reducing valve sinks;
  • Not a very high resource in these units is distinguished by the timing chain and phase regulators;
  • The boost pressure regulator V465 needs to be adapted every 50,000 km;
  • Also, antifreeze leaks often occur here through the thermostat, pump or valve N488.

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