Engine Audi CJXC

The 2.0-liter turbocharged Audi CJXC or S3 2.0 TSI engine was produced from 2013 to 2018 and, in addition to the Audi S3, was installed on such charged concern models as the Seat Leon Cupra and Golf R. There was a 310 hp version of this power unit under a different CJXG index .

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


Production years 2013-2018
Displacement, cc 1984
Fuel system FSI + MPI
Power output, hp 300
Torque output, Nm 380
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 82.5
Piston stroke, mm 92.8
Compression ratio 9.3
Features AVS on the exhaust
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator on both shafts
Turbocharging IHI IS38
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.7
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi S3 2015)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~220 000
Weight, kg 140

The engine was installed on:

  • Audi S3 3 (8V) in 2013 – 2016;
  • Seat Leon 3 (5F) in 2017 – 2018;
  • Volkswagen Golf 7 (5G) in 2013 – 2017.

Disadvantages of the Audi CJXC engine

  • Most of the problems here are caused by malfunctions of the adjustable oil pump.
  • On specialized forums, cases of insert rotation due to a drop in lubricant pressure are described.
  • Already after 100,000 km, the timing chain, and sometimes phase regulators, may require replacement.
  • Approximately every 50,000 km, the boost pressure regulator V465 needs to be adapted.
  • From high temperatures, the plastic housing of the water pump often cracks and leaks.

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