Engine Volkswagen CHHA

The 2.0-liter turbo engine VW CHHA or Golf 7 GTI 2.0 TSI was produced from 2013 to 2018 and was installed on a number of charged models of the German concern such as Golf GTI or Octavia RS. There was a separate version of such a motor for the all-wheel drive Audi TT with the CHHC index.

The EA888 gen3 series includes: CJSA, CJSB, CJEB, CHHA, CHHB, CXDA, CNCD, CJXC.


Production years 2013-2018
Displacement, cc 1984
Fuel system FSI + MPI
Power output, hp 230
Torque output, Nm 350
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 82.5
Piston stroke, mm 92.8
Compression ratio 9.6
Features AVS on the exhaust
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator on both shafts
Turbocharging IHI IS20
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.7
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW Golf 7 GTI 2017)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~230 000
Weight, kg 140

The engine was installed on:

  • Skoda Octavia 3 (5E) in 2015 – 2018;
  • Volkswagen Golf 7 (5G) in 2013 – 2018.

Disadvantages of the VW CHHA engine

  • The main problems of the motor are associated with malfunctions of the adjustable oil pump;
  • Due to a strong drop in lubricant pressure in the engine, the liners can turn;
  • After 100,000 km, the timing chain often needs to be replaced here, and sometimes the phase shifters;
  • The boost pressure regulator V465 needs to be adapted every 50,000 km;
  • The plastic housing of the water pump often cracks and leaks from high temperatures.

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