The 1.3-liter injection engine Volkswagen NZ was produced from 1985 to 1994 and was installed on the most popular models of the concern of its time: Golf, Jetta and Polo. This power unit was primarily distinguished by the presence of a Digijet injection control system.
|Power output, hp||55|
|Torque output, Nm||96|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 8v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||75|
|Piston stroke, mm||72|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||3.5|
|Euro standards||EURO 1|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW Golf 2 1989)
|Engine lifespan, km||~300 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Volkswagen Golf 2 (1G) in 1985 – 1992;
- Volkswagen Jetta 2 (1G) in 1985 – 1992;
- Volkswagen Polo 2 (80) in 1990 – 1994.
Disadvantages of the VW NZ engine
- This engine is structurally simple and reliable, and most of its breakdowns are due to old age.
- The most difficult thing you can face here is the repair of the Digijet control unit.
- The components of the ignition system and the coolant temperature sensor are also distinguished by a low resource.
- Periodically, the fuel pressure regulator and throttle assembly require attention.
- In winter, the crankcase ventilation system may freeze and squeeze oil through the dipstick.