The 1.6-liter Volkswagen AFT engine was assembled at the company’s plant from 1995 to 1999 and was installed on such popular concern models as the third Golf, fourth Passat and Vento. This unit was one of the first representatives of the new family with an aluminum block.
The EA827 1.6l series includes: PN, AFT, ADP.
|Power output, hp||101|
|Torque output, Nm||140|
|Cylinder block||aluminum R4|
|Block head||aluminum 8v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||81|
|Piston stroke, mm||77.4|
|Compression ratio||10.3 – 10.5|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.5|
|Euro standards||EURO 3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW Golf 3 1996)
|Engine lifespan, km||~300 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Volkswagen Golf 3 (1H) in 1995 – 1999;
- Volkswagen Passat B4 (3A) in 1995 – 1996;
- Volkswagen Polo 3 (6N) in 1995 – 1999;
- Volkswagen Vento 1 (1H) in 1995 – 1998;
- Seat Cordoba 1 (6K) in 1995 – 1999;
- Seat Ibiza 2 (6K) in 1996 – 1999;
- Seat Toledo 1 (1L) in 1996 – 1999.
Disadvantages of the VW AFT engine
- The main problems for the owners are delivered by floating revolutions and vibrations of the engine;
- The fight against unstable engine operation begins with flushing the nozzles and throttle;
- Also, the crankcase exhaust valve often fails and its tube bursts;
- The thermostat and antifreeze temperature sensor do not have the highest resource;
- On runs over 200 thousand km, due to wear of the rings and caps, oil consumption begins.