The 2.0-liter gasoline engine Volkswagen AZJ 8v was produced from 2001 to 2010 and was installed on the fourth Golf, the Bora sedan, the new version of the Beetle model and the Skoda Octavia. This power unit stands out in its family of motors by the presence of a balance shaft.
The EA113-2.0 series includes: APK, AQY, AXA, AZJ, AZM, ALT.
|Power output, hp||115 – 116|
|Torque output, Nm||172|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 8v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||82.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||92.8|
|Compression ratio||10.3 – 10.5|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.0|
|Euro standards||EURO 3/4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW New Beetle 2002)
|Engine lifespan, km||~375 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Skoda Octavia 1 (1U) in 2002 – 2004;
- Volkswagen Beetle 1 (9C) in 2001 – 2010;
- Volkswagen Bora 1 (1J) in 2001 – 2005;
- Volkswagen Golf 4 (1J) in 2001 – 2006.
Disadvantages of the VW AZJ engine
- This power unit is very reliable and if it breaks down, it is mostly in small things.
- Most often, a car service is contacted due to problems with the ignition system.
- The reason for the unstable operation of the motor is usually throttle contamination.
- The main culprit for oil leaks is clogged crankcase ventilation.
- By 250,000 km, the caps wear out or the rings lie down and the oil begins to burn.