APR 2.0 TDI 140 HP Common Rail Diesel ECU Upgrade

engineAPR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the 2.0 TDI. APR’s ECU upgrade is conveniently flashed to the vehicle’s factory ECU through the OBD-II port without any physical modification to the factory ECU. APR’s EMCS functionality puts the control of the engine’s operation at your fingertips and allows for additional features and options to be installed to the OEM ECU on select vehicles.

The ECU’s Bosch EDC engine management system is responsible for proper operation of the engine during constantly changing environmental and load conditions. With built in compensational data for environmental variables and varying load conditions, the factory ECU is far more complex and intelligent than units found in other vehicle makes and marques.

APR's Calibration Engineers spent months calibrating the engine management system, including many hours of chassis dyno development. With a thorough understanding of the ECU’s torque structure, APR’s Calibration Engineers properly increased engine load to produce more power and torque across the entire power band. APR’s ECU Upgrade increases boost pressure, optimizes fuel injection and more to produce higher output!

APR’s ECU Upgrades provides an excellent leap in horsepower and torque while retaining OEM knock control sensitivity and other built in safety features. This results in an exciting and powerful upgrade.

Stage I ECU Upgrade

The APR Stage I ECU Upgrade is recommended for a stock engine configuration and gives you higher peak numbers of 170 HP and 297 FT-LB of torque. The Stage I ECU Upgrade offers peak gains of up to 27 horsepower by 2,950 RPM and 50 FT-LB of torque by 2,700 RPM! DSG software is not required to meet the advetised figures.

Dyno Performance

APR Stage I ECU Upgrade Calibration Report
  US Stock
As Reported by VW USA
As Measured by APR
APR Stage I
Rev Limit 4,800 RPM 4,800 RPM 4,800 RPM 6MT
Power (HP@RPM) 140 HP 153 HP 170 HP
Torque (LB-FT@RPM) 236 TQ 251 TQ 297 TQ
Largest Power Gain Over Stock (HP@RPM)     27 HP @ 2,950 RPM
Largest Torque Gain Over Stock (LB-FT@RPM)     50 TQ @ 2,700 RPM
Application Guide
Vehicle Engine Transmission Type Price  
*A Fully Loaded ECU Includes APR EMCS Program Switching - Stock Mode, APR Performance Mode, APR Security Lockout, APR Fault Code Erase & APR Anti-Theft.
Some newer ECU types may be unavailable at this time and some ECU's only support one program. Please contact APR for details!
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APR EMCS Programs and Features

Program SwitchingProgram Switching:
Program switching allows the user to cycle though up to four different engine calibrations and operating modes all without the need for external hardware.

Program SwitchingStock Mode:
By selecting stock mode, the ECU calibration is reset to the factory calibration. The engine will run exactly as it did before purchasing APR software.

Program SwitchingAPR Performance Modes:
APR's performance mode is available at your finger tips to unlock horsepower and torque on command.

Program SwitchingFault Code Erase:
Fault code erase allows the user to erase and reset engine related trouble codes and ECU data without using a specialty tool.

Program SwitchingSecurity Lockout:
Security lockout prevents unauthorized individuals from using APR's EMCS functionality. When enabled, APR's EMCS features will appear completely invisible until a user specified 2 to 4 digit security code is entered.

Program SwitchingAnti-Theft:
When activated, Anti-Theft prevents the engine from starting even if the factory key is used. The vehicle will be completely immobilized until a user specified 2 to 4 digit security code is entered.

How to purchase

APR DealerPlease use the APR Dealer Locater Tool to locate an APR Dealer, confirm availability and schedule an appointment.

Please note vehicle manufacturers issue many ECU part numbers and revisions throughout their vehicle lineup. As such, some ECUs may be temporarily unavailable as new parts and/or revisions are released. If the vehicle’s ECU part number and revision is known, availability can be checked at any APR Dealer.

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