Engine Volkswagen CYRC

The 2.0-liter turbocharged VW CYRC or Touareg 2.0 TSI engine has been produced since 2018 and is installed only on the popular third-generation Touareg crossover. This motor belongs to the line of advanced gen3b power units of the second power class.

The EA888 gen3b series includes: CZPA, CZPB, DKZA, CVKB, CYRB, CYRC.


Production years since 2018
Displacement, cc 1984
Fuel system FSI + MPI
Power output, hp 250
Torque output, Nm 370
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 Touareg 2019)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~270 000
Weight, kg 132

The engine was installed on:

  • Volkswagen Touareg 3 (CR) since 2018.

Disadvantages of the VW CYRC engine

  • While the units of this series have proven themselves well, there are few complaints about them;
  • Some owners on specialized forums complain about oil consumption from the first km of run;
  • The timing chain resource here is very small and usually ranges from 120 to 150 thousand km;
  • Weaknesses include a plastic pump housing and an adjustable oil pump.

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