Audi A3 2.0 TDI quattro (Sportback 8PA)

Audi A3 2.0 diesel description

Hatchback Audi A3 2.0 TDI quattro (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 170 horsepower on 4200 rpm and torque 350 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 and VGT turbine. Engine versions compliant with Euro 4 and Euro 5 emission standards available. Approximate engine life expectancy (mileage until serious repairs are required) for this engine is between 290 000 and 590 000 kilometres. Note that engine life can be longer or shorter depending on maintenance.
More engine specs 
This Audi A3 2.0 engine oil type is 5W-30 and oil capacity is 4.6 litres.

Audi A3 2.0 TDI quattro (Sportback 8PA) has all four wheel drive (AWD, 4x4) and manual gearbox with 6 gears.
Audi A3 2.0 TDI quattro (Sportback 8PA) accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 7.9 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 222 km/h.

The fuel consumption of this version of Audi A3 2.0 TDI quattro (Sportback 8PA) in combined mode (combining urban and highway driving) is 5.6 litres per 100km (17.9 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 - 4.7 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 55 litres, which means you'll be able to drive up to 980 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 1160 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 quattro (Sportback 8PA) technical data

Model: Audi A3 2.0 TDI quattro
Body style: Hatchback
Production period: 2008. June ... 2013. January 
Engine: 1968 cm3 Diesel CO2 emissions: 148 g/km
Power: 170 HP ON 4200 RPM Torque: 350 NM ON 1750 RPM
Gearbox: Manual gearbox (6 gears) Drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Maximum speed: 222 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 7.9 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.6 (combined) 7.2 (urban) 4.7 (highway)
Fuel tank capacity: 55 litres
Car dimensions: 4.29m (length) 1.76m (width) 1.42m (height)
Turning diameter: 10.7 meters
Trunk capacity: 302 litres
Gross weight: 2025 kg

Audi A3 2.0 TDI quattro (Sportback 8PA) engine CAHA

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 quattro (Sportback 8PA) oil type 5W-30
Oil capacity 4.6 litres (4.9 quarts)
Power 170 HP ON 4200 RPM
Torque 350 NM ON 1750 RPM
Start of production (year) 2008
Duration of production 5 years
Engine also used on Audi A4 Seat Altea Audi A5 Seat Leon Seat Exeo and 2 other models

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)
Audi A3 2.0 TDI quattro (Sportback 8PA) reviews
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