Engine Volkswagen CZPA

The 2.0-liter turbocharged Volkswagen CZPA 2.0 TSI engine has been assembled only since 2016 and is installed on the most popular Tiguan or Skoda Kodiaq crossovers. This power unit operates on the Miller cycle and belongs to the economical motors of the b series.

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


Production years since 2016
Displacement, cc 1984
Fuel system FSI + MPI
Power output, hp 180
Torque output, Nm 320
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 82.5
Piston stroke, mm 92.8
Compression ratio 11.6
Features AVS on the intake
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator on both shafts
Turbocharging IHI IS20
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.7
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW Tiguan 2017)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 132

The engine was installed on:

  • Skoda Kodiaq 1 (NS) since 2016;
  • Volkswagen Tiguan 2 (AD) since 2016.

Disadvantages of the VW CZPA engine

  • There are already a number of complaints about oil consumption on the specialized forums;
  • The timing chain resource has grown, but it still stretches closer to 150,000 km;
  • Due to the high operating temperature of the unit, the water pump housing is deformed;
  • A lot of problems are caused by an oil pump with a two-stage control system.

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