The concern assembled the 1.6-liter diesel engine Volkswagen JK 1.6 D from 1980 to 1989 and installed it on models that were popular at the time: the second Passat and the similar Audi 80 B2. This atmospheric diesel had a phlegmatic character, but it had a good resource.
|Power output, hp||54|
|Torque output, Nm||100|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 8v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||76.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||86.4|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.0|
|Euro standards||EURO 0|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW Passat 1985)
|Engine lifespan, km||~400 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Audi 80 B2 (81) in 1980 – 1986; 80 B3 (8A) in 1986 – 1989;
- Volkswagen Passat B2 (32) in 1982 – 1988.
Disadvantages of the VW JK engine
- This diesel engine has a sedate character, is noisy and does not like frost;
- Due to overheating, the cylinder head quickly cracks, but small cracks do not affect the ride;
- The high pressure fuel pump often leaks over the gaskets, keep an eye on it;
- The timing belt resource according to the regulations is 60,000 km, and when it breaks, the valves bend;
- At high mileage, such power units are prone to oil burns and lubrication leaks.