Engine Audi DFBA

The 2.0-liter Audi DFBA 2.0 TDI diesel engine has been produced by the company only since 2018 and is installed on European versions of such popular models as the A6 and A7 in the C8 body. This motor belongs to the latest family of diesel engines of the German concern EA288 EVO.

The EA288 series also includes: DCXA, CRLB, CRMB, DETA, DBGC, DFGA, DFBA, DAUA.


Production years since 2018
Displacement, cc 1968
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 204
Torque output, Nm 400
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 81
Piston stroke, mm 95.5
Compression ratio 15.5
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging VGT
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 6.0
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 6d
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi A6 2019)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~320 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Audi A6 C8 (4K) since 2018;
  • Audi A7 C8 (4K) since 2018.

Disadvantages of the Audi DFBA engine

  • On specialized forums, they sometimes complain about oil leaks from under the valve cover;
  • Monitor the condition of the timing belt, because when it breaks, the valves almost always bend;
  • At high mileage, you should expect problems with the particulate filter and the EGR valve.

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