The company assembled the 3.0-liter 30-valve Audi ASN 3.0 V6 engine from 2000 to 2005 and installed it on advanced modifications of a number of popular models, such as the A4, A6 and A8. There was a derated version of the unit for developing countries under the BBJ index.
The EA835 series includes: ABC, AAH, ALF, BDV, ARE, ACK, ALG, BBJ, ASN.
|Power output, hp||220|
|Torque output, Nm||300|
|Cylinder block||aluminum V6|
|Block head||aluminum 30v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||82.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||92.8|
|Timing drive||chains + belt|
|Phase regulator||on all shafts|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||6.3|
|Euro standards||EURO 4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi A6 2003)
|Engine lifespan, km||~350 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Audi A4 B6 (8E) in 2000 – 2004;
- Audi A6 C5 (4B) in 2001 – 2005;
- Audi A8 D3 (4E) in 2003 – 2005.
Disadvantages of the Audi ASN engine
- The motor is aluminum, but it is sleeved from the factory and it does not have frequent problems with scuffing;
- The most common engine failure is the failure of the ignition coils;
- On a run of about 100,000 km, phase regulators often require repair or replacement;
- Sleeves crumble from overheating, cracks in the block appear, oil leaks, antifreeze;
- Also, the crankcase ventilation system is regularly clogged and sensors fail.