An engine is the heart of your car. Choosing the right engine for your car can be tough because a wrong choice will be a huge waste of your money and time. A trustworthy company for engines can be Audi. They are one of the best out there.

Who makes Audi engines? Are they the best in the market? In this article, we will explore the world of Audi engines and check out what makes them great. We will also check on some of their products which you should choose and which you should not choose.

Later in this section, there will be a short review of the Audi engine. So, without further adieu let’s get started.

About The Manufacturer

A German automotive manufacturer of luxury vehicles, Audi, started their journey on 16 July 1909. Commonly known as Audi, they have their headquarters in Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany. Audi is the subsidiary of Volkswagen group. They produce cars in 9 facilities worldwide.

The name Audi comes from the Latin translation of the surname of the founder August Horch. The word Horch means to listen in German and Audi in Latin. Thus the name Audi. The four-ring represents the four car companies that merged and became Audi.

Audi Hungaria

The manufacturing and the distribution rights to the Audi engines are in the hands of their Hungarian manufacturing warehouse. Audi Hungaria has been producing engines for both Audi and Volkswagen since 1994. 

Audi Hungaria is considered to be the largest engine manufacturing company in the world. To this day the employees of this company have manufactured upto 35 million engines. According to Audi, they produce about 8800 engines each in 31 production locations. 

This production location in Győr has made the 2.5-litre TFSI engine which was voted as the international engine of the year in a 2 to 2.5-litre category. Another great success is the five-cylinder engine which won the award for the ninth consecutive time.

Audi Engines

Audi offers a vast range of engines. Each engine is made for different reasons. Some are overall great, some are reliable and there are also some engines which are not so great and you should very much avoid them. Let’s have a look at them.

🔷 The Best Audi Engines

Audi has offered some of the finest products over the years and made a big name for itself. An Audi engine can be very expensive and choosing the right one can be hard. Not all engines are problematic. Some Engines are almost perfect in every way possible. 

Here are some of the best engines that Audi has ever made.

🔸 The 4.2 V8 Engine

Considered as the best Audi engine it has a 40 vT option of C5 RS6. It comes with two parallel turbochargers, exhaust ports, as well as two single intercoolers, mounted on it. It has a horsepower of 107Hp.  

The V8 engine also features five valves per cylinder head and a twin-turbo. One true beast in their catalogue.

🔸 2 FSI Engine

A very few companies manage to offer the V10 to the world and Audi is one of them. This engine comes with a displacement capacity of 5206cc with natural aspiration. It can manage to pull an impressive 7000rpm everywhere with 540 nm torque. 

The FSI engine offers a powerhouse of 518 horsepower. So you can expect some top-quality performance from this engine.

🔸 2.7 V6 Biturbo Engine

The engine that proves Audi’s reliability is this V6 Turbo engine. It provides 440 horsepower at 250cc and 26 horsepower at 6100rpm. This is a turning friendly engine because of the ease of turning up the boost.

Audi Engines You Should Avoid

Audi has manufactured engines for a long time. Provided us with one of the best engines available in the market. However, they are not perfect and some of the engines can be a pain to use. Here are some engines that you must avoid.

🔷 Audi A4 2.0T

This model of the engine came out in 2009-10. The biggest reason why you shouldn’t get this engine is, after some driving, you will notice a major problem in your engine. You will have to rebuild your engine for this. Also, high oil consumption is another major drawback.

🔷 Audi/VW 1.8 Four-Cylinder Turbo

When this engine came out it sold like a hot cake. Unfortunately, Audi didn’t mention that this engine requires synthetic oils. After some usage people often tend to change to traditional oils. When they did it their engine faced some terrible issues. 

High oil consumption, frequent oil pack failure, and a lot more made this engine one of the worst in the market.

Audi Engine Review

There are a lot of engines that are available in the market. It is not possible to talk about all of the engines available in the market. So, we’ve chosen one engine for that section.

🔷 Audi Q7 2006 – 2015

Considered as one of the most reliable engines in the market, the Audi Q7 2006-2015 is a must go for an SUV. This engine doesn’t consume too much oil. You can travel a long distance without any serious damage to your car. So, you can worry less and enjoy your ride. 

This engine has two variants. One offers 345bhp 4.2-liter V8 petrol and another one is a 230bhp 3.0 TDI diesel unit. You can easily choose any of them according to your need because both offer a great service as a car engine.


Every car enthusiast has a soft spot for one of the supercars by Audi. A lot of people wish to own one of the best products from Audi. This is the case because Audi has provided some of the finest cars in the market and customers love their products and services.

With a company like Audi making a car engine you can be sure about its great quality and get one for yourself.

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Max Stokes Author

Hi, and welcome to WhoMakeHub. My name is Max Stokes. I am a degree qualified journalist and a passionate blogger! It is this combination of knowledge and curiosity that brought WhoMakeHub to life. On you will find detailed information about product makers and manufacturers. After building this site over several years I have some great industry sources and contacts which help me bring the FACTS and the odd secret to our articles! This helps you in selecting the best products for your specific needs at any point in time.

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