Introduction

   
1.6 turbocharged diesel engine (GTD).

Volkswagen produces a series of 4-, 5- and 6-cylinder naturally aspirated diesel engines of the swirlchamber type since 1978. On this basis the development of the 4- and 5-cylinder turbocharged engine was begun. This site describes the specifications of the 4-cylinder naturally aspirated engine as well as the 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine. These engines has a nominal power output between 40 and 59 kW. Also the performance characteristic of the major engine components as well as fuel consumption, oil system and cooling system are described on this site. At last you can find some information about the different transmissions used by Volkswagen diesel engines.
  
 Links
  Volkswagen
  
The official international Volkswagen site. Here you can find any information about passenger cars and commercial vehicels.
  Volksforum The international Volkswagen community.
  VW Diesel Parts Volkswagen 1.6 diesel engine specialist.
  VW Caddy Forum The Dutch Volkswagen Caddy community.
  VWvortex The Volkswagen enthusiast website.
     

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