Engine Volkswagen CZPB

The company has been producing the 2.0-liter turbo VW CZPB or Passat B8 2.0 TSI engine since 2016 and installs it on such popular models as the Passat, Arteon, Superb, T-Roc, Ateka and Audi A3. This unit belongs to the economical motors of the gen3b series and operates on the Miller cycle.

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 190
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 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.7
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW Passat 2019)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~260 000
Weight, kg 132

The engine was installed on:

  • Audi A3 3 (8V) since 2016;
  • Audi Q2 1 (GA) in 2017 – 2018;
  • Seat Ateca 1 (KH) since 2017;
  • Skoda Superb 3 (3V) since 2019;
  • Volkswagen Arteon 1 (3H) in 2017 – 2018;
  • Volkswagen Passat B8 (3G) since 2019;
  • Volkswagen T-Roc 1 (A1) in 2017 – 2018.

Disadvantages of the VW CZPB engine

  • So far, it can be noted that the unit turned out to be successful and rarely worries the owner;
  • There is a big debate on specialized forums about oil consumption, some have it;
  • By about 150,000 km, the timing chain may stretch and require replacement;
  • The weak points of the engine include a pump and a variable displacement oil pump.

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