The 2.0-liter Volkswagen DBGC 2.0 TDI diesel engine has been assembled by the concern since 2016 and is installed on the company’s most famous crossovers: the Skoda Kodiaq and the second generation Tiguan. This motor is essentially an environmentally simplified modification of a diesel engine with the DFGA index.
The EA288 series also includes: DCXA, CRLB, CRMB, DETA, DBGC, DFGA, DFBA.
|Production years||since 2016|
|Fuel system||Common Rail|
|Power output, hp||150|
|Torque output, Nm||340|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||81|
|Piston stroke, mm||95.5|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||5.7|
|Euro standards||EURO 5|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Volkswagen Tiguan 2018)
|Engine lifespan, km||~330 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Skoda Kodiaq 1 (NS) since 2017;
- Volkswagen Tiguan 2 (AD) since 2016.
Disadvantages of the VW DBGC engine
- On specialized forums, extraneous sounds are most often discussed, as well as vibrations in work;
- Some more owners complain about lubricant or coolant leaks;
- The timing drive is belt driven and requires attention, since when it breaks, the valves always bend;
- Closer to 100,000 km, the diesel particulate filter or the EGR valve may already be clogged.