Audi A3 2.0 TDI (Sportback 8PA)

Audi A3 2.0 diesel description

Hatchback Audi A3 2.0 TDI (Sportback 8PA) has been produced from June, 2008 to January, 2013. It has four-cylinder diesel engine with displacement of 2.0 litres, which produces power of 140 horsepower on 4200 rpm and torque 320 Nm (Newton metres) on 1750 revolutions per minute.

This 4-cylinder 16-valve engine camshaft is driven by belt. Engine has Common Rail fuel system, this is an atmospheric engine (without turbine). Engine versions compliant with Euro 4 and Euro 5 emission standards available. Engine lifespan (mileage before major repairs or overhaul) varies from 250 up to 500 thousand kilometres. It is important to remember that engine life is highly dependent on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
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This Audi A3 2.0 engine oil type is 5W-30, 5W-40 and oil capacity is 4.7 litres.

Audi A3 2.0 TDI (Sportback 8PA) has front wheel drive (FWD) and automatic gearbox with 6 gears.
Audi A3 2.0 TDI (Sportback 8PA) accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 9.1 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 207 km/h.

The fuel consumption of this version of Audi A3 2.0 TDI (Sportback 8PA) in combined mode (combining urban and highway driving) is 5.4 litres per 100km (18.5 km/l) - this is one of most economical Audi A3 2008 - 2013 versions, fuel consumption in city - 7.2 l/100km, fuel consumption on highway - 4.4 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 55 litres, which means you'll be able to drive up to 1000 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 1240 kilometers on highway.

Audi A3 safety

During safety testing Audi A3 has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Audi A3 is evaluated with outstanding rate 95 from 100, children safety: very good mark - 87 from 100, for pedestrian protection Audi A3 got 74 points from 100.
Audi A3 safety equipment has been rated as very good - 86 percents from 100.

Audi A3 2.0 TDI (Sportback 8PA) technical data

Model: Audi A3 2.0 TDI
Body style: Hatchback
Production period: 2008. June ... 2013. January 
Engine: 1968 cm3 Diesel CO2 emissions: 143 g/km
Power: 140 HP ON 4200 RPM Torque: 320 NM ON 1750 RPM
Gearbox: Automatic gearbox (6 gears) Drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)
Maximum speed: 207 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 9.1 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.4 (combined) 7.2 (urban) 4.4 (highway)
Fuel tank capacity: 55 litres
Car dimensions: 4.29m (length) 1.76m (width) 1.42m (height)
Turning diameter: 10.7 meters
Trunk capacity: 370 litres
Gross weight: 1945 kg

Audi A3 2.0 TDI (Sportback 8PA) engine CBAB

Engine displacement 1968 cm3
Number of cylinders 4
Bore (cylinder diameter) 81 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 95.5 mm
Compression ratio 16.5 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing belt

Timing belt engines are generally quieter and less vibrating than chain engines, but belt usually needs to be replaced more often and the risk of breakage is higher.

Fuel system Common Rail

Common rail fuel injection provides more engine power, is quieter, more environmentally friendly and offers better fuel economy, but is more expensive to maintain and repair.

Audi A3 2.0 TDI (Sportback 8PA) oil type 5W-30, 5W-40
Oil capacity 4.7 litres (5 quarts)
Power 140 HP ON 4200 RPM
Torque 320 NM ON 1750 RPM
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen (VW)
Start of production (year) 2007
Duration of production 8 years

Often in the first years of production, engines tend to have various constructive problems, so it is recommended to choose a car with this engine from 2010 onwards.

Engine also used on Volkswagen Passat Volkswagen Golf Volkswagen Sharan and 10 other models

Generally, the use of an engine in several models and its long production run is an indication of the quality of the engine and the success of its design.

All Audi A3 hatchback [2008 - 2013] modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
Audi A3 1.4 TFSI Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 1.4 Petrol 125 HP 6 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Audi A3 1.4 TFSI Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 1.4 Petrol 125 HP 5.8 l/100km Automatic (7 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Audi A3 1.6 Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 1.6 102 HP 6.9 l/100km Manual (5 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Audi A3 1.6 Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 1.6 Petrol 102 HP 6.7 l/100km Automatic (7 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Audi A3 1.8 TFSI Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 1.8 Petrol 160 HP 6.7 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Audi A3 1.8 TFSI Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 1.8 Petrol 160 HP 6.7 l/100km Automatic (7 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Audi A3 1.9 TDI Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 1.9 Diesel 105 HP 4.9 l/100km Manual (5 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Audi A3 1.9 TDI Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 1.9 Diesel 105 HP 5.6 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Audi A3 2.0 TFSI Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Petrol 200 HP 7.2 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Audi A3 2.0 TFSI quattro Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Petrol 200 HP 7.6 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Audi A3 2.0 TFSI Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Petrol 200 HP 7.2 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Audi A3 2.0 TDI Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Diesel 140 HP 5.1 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Audi A3 2.0 TDI Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Diesel 140 HP 5.4 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Audi A3 2.0 TDI quattro Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Diesel 140 HP 6 l/100km Manual (6 gears) All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Audi A3 2.0 TDI Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Diesel 170 HP 5.7 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Audi A3 2.0 TDI Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Diesel 170 HP 5.9 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Audi A3 2.0 TDI quattro Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Diesel 170 HP 5.6 l/100km Manual (6 gears) All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Audi A3 3.2 quattro Jun 2008 — Jan 2013 3.2 Petrol 250 HP 9.4 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
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