Self Study Program 467 – The 4.2L V8 TDI engine with common rail fuel injection system

VAG SSP 467. Following the introduction of the 3.0 l V6 TDI engine in the Phaeton and Touareg in 2005, the engine range is now being expanded to include the 4.2 l V8 TDI engine. This engine sets standards in terms of dynamics, driving fun, consumption and reliability while improving comfort and reducing noise.

Thanks to this range-topping diesel engine, Volkswagen now has a power plant that boasts excellent figures and thus superior performance with 250 kw max. at 4,000 rpm and 800 Nm as early as 1,750 rpm.

This high-torque engine, which was developed by Audi and has featured in the A8 and Q7, has  been adapted for use in the new Touareg. It has been possible to reach the high emissions goals for the EU5 emissions standard and, at the same time, achieve a consumption of 9.4 l/100 km with 239 g/km CO2.


  • Introduction
  • Engine Mechanics
  • Engine Management
  • Service
  • Test Yourself

The self-study programme portrays the design and function of new developments.
The contents will not be updated.
For current testing, adjustment and repair instructions, refer to the relevant service literature.

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 44

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