Engine Audi CWGD

The 3.0-liter Audi CWGD 3.0 TFSI turbo engine has been assembled at the concern’s factories since 2016 and is put on charged modifications of such popular models as the A4 B9, A5 F5 or Q5 FY. This power unit is the most powerful in its lineup and develops 354 hp and 500 Nm.

The EA839 series includes: CZSE, DLZA, CWGD, DECA.


Production years since 2016
Displacement, cc 2995
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 354
Torque output, Nm 500
Cylinder block aluminum V6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 84.5
Piston stroke, mm 89
Compression ratio 11.2
Features AVS
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator on all shafts
Turbocharging TwinScroll
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 7.0
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi SQ5 2018)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Audi S4 B9 (8W) since 2016;
  • Audi S5 2 (F5) since 2016;
  • Audi SQ5 2 (FY) since 2017.

Disadvantages of the Audi CWGD engine

  • Below we describe not existing, but potential problems of this engine.
  • First, expensive maintenance: fuel, as well as oil VW50400, SAE 0W-20.
  • Secondly, the turbine in the collapse of the block is installed according to the scheme: the hot side is inside.
  • Thirdly, the intake manifold is integrated into the cylinder head here and cannot be replaced separately.

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