The 1.9-liter 8-valve diesel engine VW AVF 1.9 TDI was assembled from 2000 to 2008 and was installed on the mass models of the VAG concern with a longitudinal arrangement of the power unit. Such a diesel engine is often found under the hood not only of the Passat B5, but also of the Skoda Superb and Audi A4.
|Power output, hp||130|
|Torque output, Nm||310|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 8v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||79.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||95.5|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||3.6|
|Euro standards||EURO 3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW Passat 2002)
|Engine lifespan, km||~310 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Audi A4 B6 (8E) in 2000 – 2004;
- Audi A6 C5 (4B) in 2001 – 2005;
- Skoda Superb 1 (3U) in 2004 – 2008;
- Volkswagen Passat B5 (3B) in 2000 – 2005.
Disadvantages of the VW AVF engine
- This very reliable diesel unit is quite picky about the quality of the lubricant;
- If you pour low-quality oil, then the camshaft cams and hydraulic lifters wear out;
- Turbine geometry often wedges from pollution and engine thrust dips appear;
- Mounting the unit-injectors with one bolt is unreliable, which often leads to leaks;
- The cause of many failures in the operation of this power unit is the tandem pump.