Engine Volkswagen BKP

The 2.0-liter Volkswagen BKP 2.0 TDI engine was produced by the concern from 2005 to 2008 and was installed on a rather popular Passat model in the B6 body. This diesel engine stood out among analogues with piezoelectric unit injectors.

The EA188-2.0 series also includes: BKD, BKP, BMM, BMP, BMR, BPW, BRE, BRT.


Production years 2005-2008
Displacement, cc 1968
Fuel system unit injectors
Power output, hp 140
Torque output, Nm 320
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 81
Piston stroke, mm 95.5
Compression ratio 18.5
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging VGT
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.3
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW Passat 2006)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~275 000
Weight, kg 180

The engine was installed on:

  • Volkswagen Passat B6 (3C) in 2005 – 2008.

Disadvantages of the VW BKP engine

  • Many motor failures are associated with piezoelectric unit injectors;
  • Also this engine did not pass the known problem with the hex of the oil pump;
  • This power unit can also consume oil up to 1 liter per 1000 km;
  • Due to pollution, the geometry of the turbine often wedges and there are dips in thrust;
  • At high mileage, the particulate filter and the EGR valve are often completely clogged.

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