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Performance boost from a 1.6 TDI 2010 Sportback

agentjay Mar 17, 2014

  1. agentjay

    agentjay Member

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    Hi everyone, I'm just wondering how much performance can I get from a 1.6 TDI and will the mpg go down?
     
  2. S3vroom

    S3vroom New Member

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    You will get about 25% increase in power and economy will go up slightly. It all depends on who tunes your car.
     
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  3. agentjay

    agentjay Member

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    Oh the economy will get better really? :eek: with a performance increase that sounds great, could you recommend someone please?
     
  4. S3vroom

    S3vroom New Member

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    Where are you based?
     
  5. agentjay

    agentjay Member

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    Scun,thorpe United Kingdom
     
  6. adamss24

    adamss24 Well-Known Member

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    You might wanna look for a car with bigger engine, unfortunately the 1.6Tdi has been designed with economy in mind not performance so it's very little headroom left in that engine... I would keep is stock if i were you, seen a few rods bent only from a tuning box ! The small on the rods does not even have bronze bushings anymore, even the old 1Z engine was better built 20 years ago !
     
  7. agentjay

    agentjay Member

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    I'm 18 years old insurance is mad for a 2 Litre or i would have purchased an S3 :p
     
  8. S3vroom

    S3vroom New Member

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    I've remapped a fair few of these now and all going strong, it all depends on who maps it and how its mapped. People these days just increase all the maps 10% and think they are mapping the car good.
     
  9. nluk100

    nluk100 Well-Known Member

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  10. SmithyAG

    SmithyAG Active Member

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    Pretty sure any modification is going to cripple your insurance at that age. I'd hazard a guess that a 2.0TDI as standard will be far cheaper to insure than a 1.6TDI with a power gaining modification....
     
  11. Rick @ Unicorn Motor Dev.

    Rick @ Unicorn Motor Dev. Site Sponsor Site Sponsor

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    We get a typical increase of 4mpg, and a DPF friendly 140bhp.


    1.6TDI RR.jpg

    Rick
     

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