The VW CBFA 2.0 TSI 2.0-liter turbo engine was produced by the concern from 2008 to 2013 and was installed only on models for the American market, such as Eos, Golf GTI and Passat CC. The motor was created under the strict environmental requirements of SULEV, applied in California.
The EA888 gen1 series includes: BYT, BZB, CABA, CABB, CABD, CAWA, CAWB, CBFA, CCTA, CCTB.
|Fuel system||direct injection|
|Power output, hp||200|
|Torque output, Nm||280|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||82.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||92.8|
|Phase regulator||on the intake shaft|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.6|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW Passat CC 2012)
|Engine lifespan, km||~280 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Audi A3 2 (8P) in 2008 – 2013;
- Audi TT 2 (8J) in 2008 – 2010;
- Volkswagen Golf 5 (1K) in 2008 – 2009; Golf 6 (5K) in 2009 – 2013;
- Volkswagen Eos 1 (1F) in 2008 – 2009;
- Volkswagen Passat CC (35) in 2008 – 2012.
Disadvantages of the VW CBFA engine
- The main complaints are related to the short resource of the timing chain, sometimes less than 100,000 km.
- In second place is the unstable operation of the engine due to soot on the valves.
- The cause of floating revolutions is often the contamination of the swirl flaps.
- The regular oil separator often fails, which leads to lubricant consumption.
- The weak points of the motor include unreliable ignition coils and a catalyst.