VW: First steps towards Euro 7

After around five years of construction, VW is renovating its volume petrol engine. The turbo four-cylinder should be more economical and cleaner.

VW is again revising its most important petrol engine. The "Evo2" version of the 1.5 TSI is the second expansion stage of the 1,5-liter turbo direct injection engine and is supposed to work more efficiently and cleanly than its predecessors. First, the version with 110 kW/150 hp will be used in the T-Roc and in the T-Roc Cabrio. Further power levels with up to 200 kW/272 hp in plug-in hybrid combinations and other series are to follow in the course of the year.

To the technical New of the four-cylinder include a modified cylinder deactivation, which should now be active more frequently, optimization of the combustion process and reduced friction in the cylinder liners. In addition, the particulate filter in the exhaust system is placed closer to the engine, which means more effective pollutant cleaning should enable and the Evo2-TSI on the coming Emission standard Euro 7 prepared.

The soon to be replaced 1.5 TSI (internal: EA211 evo) is the further development of the 2017 TSI (internal: EA1.4) presented in 211 and not least had the task of replacing the diesel engines, which are becoming less and less popular, not only at VW. Like its successor, it is used in various compact and small car models and SUVs from the VW Group, except in the VW Golf, for example Listen Q3, in the Seat Ibiza and in the Skoda Octavia. Cooperation partner Ford also uses it in the Caddy offshoot Tourneo Connect.

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