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Does my Audi A3 TFSI have a chain or belt?

Does my 2013 Audi A3 1.4 TFSI have a timing chain or belt? Confused answers on the net.



Filed under servicing - Asked by Mike Strong (Morebath) - Mon, 14 Sep 2020 15:32

Shane O' Donoghue Answered by: Shane O' Donoghue - Complete Car Advisor - @Shane_O_D


Hi Mike,

The confusion is understandable, as there was a model changeover for the A3 in 2012/2013. The older version's 1.4 TFSI engine used a timing chain, but the 1.4 TFSI engine in the newer car used a timing belt.

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