This report covers a detailed design benchmarking study of the VW IL4 1.9L TDI diesel engine and includes a photographic record of all the main components, plus individual masses and dimensions. Ricardo comments on specific design features are also included.
The 4 cylinder VW 1.9L engine is used widely across the VAG brands and is produced in many variant covering a range of ratings from a naturally aspirated 47kW engine to a 110kW engine. The engine described in this report is the 4 cylinder 1.9 TDi 110kW from the VW Golf 3 door hatchback, left hand drive. The vehicle had covered 1250 miles and 30 hours in a test cell at the time of the strip down. The engine is mounted transversely and provides drive to the front wheels.
The engine application utilises electronic unit injector (EUI) fuel injection technology as well as a turbocharger with variable nozzle turbine to optimise efficiency and performance while also complying with EURO 3 exhaust emissions legislation.
The maximum power of this engine is 110kW (150hp) at 4000 rpm with a maximum torque of 310Nm at 1900 rpm
- Cylinder Block, Cylinders, Crankcase and Main Bearing Structure
- Crankshaft, Torsional Vibration Damper, Flexplate
- Connecting Rod, Bearings
- Piston, Pin and Rings, Cylinder Head and Ports
- Camshafts, Valve Train and Cam Cover