The 1.6-liter Volkswagen PN carburetor engine was produced from 1985 to 1992 and was installed on the second generation of the most famous models of the German concern: Golf and Jetta. A similar power unit was installed on the Audi 80 in the B3 body under a different PP index.
|Power output, hp||69|
|Torque output, Nm||118|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 8v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||81|
|Piston stroke, mm||77.4|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.0|
|Euro standards||EURO 1|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW Golf 2 1988)
|Engine lifespan, km||~300 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Volkswagen Golf 2 (1G) in 1985 – 1992;
- Volkswagen Jetta 2 (1G) in 1985 – 1992.
Disadvantages of the VW PN engine
- This motor is structurally simple and reliable, most of its breakdowns due to age;
- The main engine problems are related to malfunctions of the Pierburg 2EE carburetor;
- Next come failures in the ignition system: candles, distributor, high-voltage wires;
- If you save on oil, then closer to 100,000 km, hydraulic lifters can knock;
- The weak points of the unit include the thermostat and pipes of the cooling system.