The 2.0-liter Volkswagen ADY 8v engine was produced by the concern from 1992 to 1999 and was installed on such popular company models as the third Golf and the fourth Passat. However, this motor received the main fame for the Sharan minivan or its equivalent from Seat.
|Power output, hp||115|
|Torque output, Nm||165 – 170|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 8v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||82.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||92.8|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||3.8|
|Euro standards||EURO 2/3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW Sharan 1997)
|Engine lifespan, km||~420 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Volkswagen Golf 3 (1H) in 1994 – 1995;
- Volkswagen Passat B4 (3A) in 1994 – 1995;
- Volkswagen Sharan 1 (7M) in 1995 – 2000;
- Seat Alhambra 1 (7M) in 1995 – 2000.
Disadvantages of the VW ADY engine
- A simple and fairly reliable power unit rarely worries its owners;
- Most of the breakdowns here are due to failures of the components of the ignition system;
- In electrical terms, the crankshaft position sensor and the coolant temperature sensor, as well as the idle speed controller, are most often buggy;
- The timing belt is designed for approximately 90,000 km, and if it breaks, it can bend the valves;
- After 250 – 300 thousand kilometers, an oil burn often begins due to the occurrence of rings.