|Model||Engine ID code||Engine configuration|
|2.0||AAC||inline-4 SOHC 8v|
|2.5||AAF; ACU||inline-5 SOHC 10v|
|2.5||AET; APL; AVT||inline-5 SOHC 10v|
|2.8 VR6||AES||VR6 DOHC 12v|
What engines fit in a T4?
Our VW T4 engines for Van and Caravelle models include a 1900cc diesel (1992 – 1994), 1900cc diesel (1994 – 2003), 2400cc diesel (1990 – 1995), 2400cc diesel (1995 – 2003), 5-Cylinder 2400cc Diesel, and the 5-Cylinder 2500cc Turbo Diesel Injection.
Which VW T4 engine is best?
Most desirable engine is the 2.5TDi – it’s pokey and will do 40mpg. It’s also relatively easy to convert the 88bhp unit to 102 by fitting a top mounted intercooler and even 150bhp is within reach with tuning.
How long do VW T4 engines last?
VW Transporter T4, T5 and T6 are all easily capable of over 250,000 miles if well looked after. Some have even been reported to reach 500,000 which is a huge nod to Volkswagen for building such a robust vehicle.
What is a VW TDI PD engine?
This Pumpe Düse (PD) TDI engine was introduced to replace the older higher-powered versions of the 1.9 TDI. It is the first four-cylinder 16-valve double overhead camshaft (DOHC) Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI) engine made by Volkswagen Group.
Why are VW T4 so expensive?
They are VW’s so have the heritage. They are good vans, above average in terms of build quality and design. You pay for this though in used values. Ensure cam belts are changed, and the water pump which is attached to the cam belt.
Which is best VW T4 or T5?
If you are set on joining the VW club with not much cash to spend then the T4 is your cheapest way in. If however you can stretch a little more to a medium tier Transporter then actually the T5 may offer better value. The T4’s in the medium tier are becoming rarer meaning there is a bit of a premium to pay.
How much longer is a VW T4 LWB than an SWB?
VW Transporter LWB Model
The longer wheelbase is 3,400mm in length. The load length reaches up to 2,975mm which is generous for this size of van. The load height for the standard model is the same as the 1,410mm for the SWB model.
How many miles can a VW T5 do?
You can expect a Transporter T6 or T5 to reach at least 250k if well-driven and properly serviced, meaning it should last you well over 15 years. If you’d like to do more annual miles or want a van to last you 25 years without an engine and gearbox overhaul, it’s important to find the lowest mileage possible.