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    Audi A4 Timing Overview (All Model Years)

    All 2010 - 2021 Audi A4s have a timing chain and interference engine. From 2007 - 2008 all 4 cylinder A4s have timing belts while the V6's have chains.

    In 2008 the cabriolets (convertibles) have a timing belt while the sedans have a timing chain.

    From 1996 - 2006 all A4s have timing belts apart from the 3.2L V6's.

    All Audi A4 engines are interference.

    Model Years Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Kits For Purchase
    Audi A4 2010 - 2021 all timing chain interference Amazon
    2007 - 2008 4 Cylinders timing belt interference Amazon
    2009 (sedan) 4 Cylinders timing chain interference Amazon
    2009 (cabriolet) 4 Cylinders timing belt interference Amazon
    2007 - 2016 V6 timing chain interference Amazon
    2005 - 2009 3.2L timing chain interference Amazon
    1996 - 2006 1.8L, 2.0L, 2.8L, 3.0L timing belt interference Amazon

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    2021 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2021 Audi A4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 201 hp (40) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 261 hp (45) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2020 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2020 Audi A4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 201 hp (40) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 261 hp (45) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 Turbo 349 hp (S4) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2019 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2019 Audi A4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 201 hp (40) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 261 hp (45) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 Turbo 349 hp (S4) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2018 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2018 Audi A4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 190 hp (40) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 252 hp (45) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2017 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2017 Audi A4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 190 hp (40) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 252 hp (45) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2016 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2016 Audi A4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 222 hp (CNCD) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 Turbo 333 hp (S4 CAKA) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2015 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2015 Audi A4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 222 hp (CNCD) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 Turbo 333 hp (S4 CAKA) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2014 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2014 Audi A4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 222 hp (CNCD) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 Turbo 333 hp (S4 CAKA) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2013 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2013 Audi A4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 211 hp (CNCD) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 Turbo 333 hp (S4 CAKA) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2012 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2012 Audi A4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 211 hp (CNCD) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 Turbo 333 hp (S4 CAKA) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2011 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2011 Audi A4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 211 hp (CNCD) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2010 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2010 Audi A4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 211 hp (CNCD) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2009 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    Apart from the cabriolets (convertibles) all 2009 Audi A4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine. The cabriolets (convertibles) 2009 Audi A4 models have a timing belt and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 200 hp (FSI), Cabriolet timing belt interference 75k inspect, 95k replace Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 211 hp (CDNC), Sedans timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.2L V6 265 hp (S4 CALA) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2008 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The V6 2008 Audi A4 models have a timing chain while the 4 Cyl. has a timing belt. Both have an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 211 hp (CDNC) timing belt interference 75k inspect, 95k replace Amazon
    3.2L V6 265 hp (S4 CALA) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2007 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The V6 2007 Audi A4 models have a timing chain while the 4 Cyl. has a timing belt. Both have an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 200 hp (FSI) timing belt interference 75k inspect, 95k replace Amazon
    3.2L V6 265 hp (S4 CALA) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2006 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 1.8L, 2.0L and 3.0L 2006 Audi A4 models have a timing belt while the 3.2L has a timing chain. All have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.8L 4 Cyl. Turbo 170 hp (B6) timing belt interference 80k Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 200 hp (FSI) timing belt interference 75k inspect, 95k replace Amazon
    3.0L V6 220 hp (B6) timing belt interference 80k Amazon
    3.2L V6 255 hp (FSI) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2005 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 1.8L, 2.0L and 3.0L 2005 Audi A4 models have a timing belt while the 3.2L has a timing chain. All have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.8L 4 Cyl. Turbo 170 hp (B6) timing belt interference 80k Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 200 hp (FSI) timing belt interference 75k inspect, 95k replace Amazon
    3.0L V6 220 hp (B6) timing belt interference 80k Amazon
    3.2L V6 255 hp (FSI) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2004 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2004 Audi A4 models have a timing belt and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.8L 4 Cyl. Turbo 170 hp (B6) timing belt interference 90k Amazon
    3.0L V6 220 hp (B6) timing belt interference 105k normal, 52.5k severe Amazon

    2003 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2003 Audi A4 models have a timing belt and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.8L 4 Cyl. Turbo 170 hp (B6) timing belt interference 90k Amazon
    3.0L V6 220 hp (B6) timing belt interference 105k normal, 52.5k severe Amazon

    2002 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2002 Audi A4 models have a timing belt and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.8L 4 Cyl. Turbo 170 hp (B6) timing belt interference 90k Amazon
    3.0L V6 220 hp (B6) timing belt interference 105k normal, 52.5k severe Amazon

    2001 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2001 Audi A4 models have a timing belt and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.8L 4 Cyl. Turbo 170 hp (B6) timing belt interference 120k Amazon
    2.8L V6 190hp (B5) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2000 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2000 Audi A4 models have a timing belt and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.8L 4 Cyl. Turbo 170 hp (B6) timing belt interference 120k Amazon
    2.8L V6 190hp (B5) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    1999 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1999 Audi A4 models have a timing belt and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.8L 4 Cyl. Turbo 170 hp (B6) timing belt interference 120k Amazon
    2.8L V6 190hp (B5) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    1998 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1998 Audi A4 models have a timing belt and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.8L 4 Cyl. Turbo 170 hp (B6) timing belt interference 120k Amazon
    2.8L V6 190hp (B5) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    1997 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1997 Audi A4 models have a timing belt and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.8L 4 Cyl. Turbo 170 hp (B6) timing belt interference 120k Amazon
    2.8L V6 190hp (B5) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    1996 Audi A4 - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1996 Audi A4 models have a timing belt and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.8L V6 172hp (B5) timing belt interference 60k Amazon

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