The 4.2-liter VW CKDA or Touareg 4.2 TDI engine was produced by the company from 2010 to 2015 and was installed only on the second generation of the Touareg crossover popular in many markets. A similar diesel under the hood of the Audi Q7 is known under its own index CCFA or CCFC.
|Fuel system||Common Rail|
|Power output, hp||340|
|Torque output, Nm||800|
|Cylinder block||cast iron V8|
|Block head||aluminum 32v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||83|
|Piston stroke, mm||95.5|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||9.4|
|Euro standards||EURO 5|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Volkswagen Touareg 2012)
|Engine lifespan, km||~360 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Volkswagen Touareg 2 (7P) in 2010 – 2015.
Disadvantages of the VW CKDA engine
- This is a reliable and resourceful diesel engine and problems here happen at high mileage;
- Common rail fuel system with piezo injectors does not tolerate bad fuel;
- Savings on lubrication greatly affect the life of turbines and hydraulic lifters;
- After 250,000 km, the timing chain usually requires attention, which will be expensive;
- The weak points of this engine include the crankshaft pulley, as well as the EGR valve.