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APR Ultralink for 2.0T EA888 Gen 3 MGT (Transverse) [INSTALL DEVICE ONLY]

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APR Ultralink for 2.0T EA888 Gen 3 MGT (Transverse) [INSTALL DEVICE ONLY]

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This part is legal for sale and use on Emissions Controlled Vehicles, in all 50 states, when used in accordance with the manufacturers application guide because it has a California Air Resources Board (CARB) Executive Order (EO) number.

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This purchase is for the APR Ultralink install device only. When you connect the Ultralink to your vehicle and our Ultralink Marketplace you will be shown the tunes you can purchase. The pricing matrix is listed further down the page. ------------ APR's ECU Upgrades are the best dollar-per-horsepower modification one can make to improve engine performance. The upgrades dramatically increase horsepower and torque, making for an exceptionally quicker and more exciting vehicle. This is made possible through APR's optimization of the factory engine management system to take full advantage of the engine's capabilities, without needing any end user adjustment. The ECU Upgrades are available with various features and supported octane levels and each stage is compatible with most typical bolt-on modifications. The software is installed to the vehicle's factory ECU through the OBD-II port, resulting in a clean and headache-free install. Furthermore, for those looking for tuning with a limited powertrain warranty, APR Plus has you covered!

Features:

  • Horsepower - More horsepower throughout the whole rpm band
  • Torque - More torque throughout the whole rpm band
  • Warranty - APR Plus is available, providing a factory term limit matching limited powertrain warranty
  • Fuel Grades - Multiple octanes from which to choose
  • Acceleration - Accelerate faster with more power and reduced throttle lag
  • Brake Boosting - Left foot braking or brake boosting added
  • Speed Limiter - Go as fast as you want with the speed limiter out of the way
  • Economy - While cruising, or driving normally, your fuel economy may benefit from our optimized calibration
  • Flash Counter - Flash counter does not increase with each flash
  • Direct Port Programming - Clean and easy install through the OBD II port without removing the ECU
  • Free Updates - Get free updates for life
  • Guarantee - 30 day money back guarantee
Brand APR
Emission Code1
Engine AspirationTurbocharged
Engine ConfigurationI4
Engine Displacement2.0L
Engine FamilyEA888 Gen 3 MGT
Engine OrientationTransverse
Fuel TypeGasoline
Install TypeAPR Ultralink - Tune from Home
MarketNAR
ROW
Product TypeECU Upgrade
Part NumberECU-20T-EA888-3-T-MGT-U
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This part is legal for sale and use on Emissions Controlled Vehicles, in all 50 states, when used in accordance with the manufacturers application guide because it has a California Air Resources Board (CARB) Executive Order (EO) number.

The following vehicles are considered Emissions Controlled Vehicles:

  • 1966 and newer U.S. manufactured California Certified vehicles
  • 1968 and newer U.S. manufactured Federally Certified vehicles
  • 1968 and newer Foreign manufactured vehicle
Important fuel quality information
Important fuel quality information
Find your boxcode and revision
Find your boxcode and revision
APR Plus Warranty Booklet
APR Plus Warranty Booklet
CARB EO Document
Lists applicable vehicles and scenarios
Only use fuel equal to or higher than specified. Never use a lower octane fuel. Always follow our fuel guide, especially with race fuel and Ethanol, where available. Dynos are for reference only. Results will vary. Contributing factors include the vehicle condition, vehicle setup, dyno type, dyno setup, environmental factors, fuel quality, and more. When describing fuels, the North American Region (NAR) uses the Anti-Knock Index (AKI), (RON+MON)/2, or (R+M)/2. The Rest of the World (ROW) uses RON. RON is Research Octane Number and MON is Motor Octane Number.

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    When you buy an APR Ultralink you use it to buy and install APR software on your vehicle, from the convenance of your own home, from the Ultralink Marketplace. Alternatively, you can always go to an APR dealer and they will sell and install software for you. Below is the retail price for most of our software. Any sales or promotions will not be reflected in these prices but will be in the Ultralink Marketplace. Learn more about the Ultralink here.

    APR Software Pricing Guide

    APR Plus (USA/Canada - Dealer install only)
    APR Plus ECU Upgrade$999.95
    APR Stage 1
    APR Stage 1 ECU Upgrade$499.95
    APR Stage 1 ECU Upgrade from APR PlusFREE
    APR Stage 2 (Excludes USA)
    APR Stage 2 ECU Upgrade$624.95
    APR Stage 1 ECU Upgrade from APR Plus or Stage 1$124.95

    APR ECU Upgrade Stages

    Our ECU Upgrades are available in multiple configurations. Installation of additional performance hardware, such as an intercooler or intake systems, may provide further performance improvements.

    APR Stage 1

    The APR Stage 1 ECU Upgrade is the first step towards tuning your engine. It produces up to 255-272 HP and 331-341 FT-LBS of torque.


    APR Stage 1 is available for 87 AKI, 91 AKI, and 93 AKI in North America, and 91 RON, 95 RON, and 98 RON in the Rest of the World.

    APR Plus

    APR Plus is our APR Stage 1 ECU Upgrade with our limited powertrain warranty and it’s the first step towards tuning your engine. It produces up to 255 HP and 280 FT-LBS of torque. Please check our warranty manual to understand modifications supported by APR Plus.

    APR Stage 2

    The APR Stage 2 ECU Upgrade is the next step towards tuning your engine. It produces up to 290-308 HP and 331-341 FT-LBS of torque, depending on octane. Use full bolt-on modifications to optimize power output.


    APR Stage 2 is available for 91 AKI, 93 AKI, and 100 AKI in North America, and 95 RON, 98 RON, and 104 RON in the Rest of the World.

    Horsepower and Torque Dyno Charts

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    APR Calibration Report

    StageHPTQMax GainMax Gain
    Stock As Reported by VAG 210 HP 207 FT-LBS
    Stock As Measured by APR 229 HP 228 FT-LBS
    APR Plus
    87 AKI255 HP 280 FT-LBS +42 HP +57 FT-LBS
    Stage 1
    87 AKI255 HP 280 FT-LBS +42 HP +57 FT-LBS
    91 AKI / 95 RON265 HP 293 FT-LBS +52 HP +69 FT-LBS
    93 AKI / 98 RON272 HP298 FT-LBS +56 HP +74 FT-LBS
    Stage 2
    91 AKI / 95 RON290 HP 331 FT-LBS +78 HP +104 FT-LBS
    93 AKI / 98 RON297 HP338 FT-LBS +85 HP +111 FT-LBS
    93 AKI / 98 RON308 HP341 FT-LBS +95 HP +117 FT-LBS
    Only use fuel equal to or higher than specified. Never use a lower octane fuel. Always follow our fuel guide, especially with race fuel and Ethanol, where available. Dynos are for reference only. Results will vary. Contributing factors include the vehicle condition, vehicle setup, dyno type, dyno setup, environmental factors, fuel quality, and more. When describing fuels, the North American Region (NAR) uses the Anti-Knock Index (AKI), (RON+MON)/2, or (R+M)/2. The Rest of the World (ROW) uses RON. RON is Research Octane Number and MON is Motor Octane Number.
    2014 Jetta 5MT0-60
    MPH
    0-62
    MPH
    0-100
    KPH
    0-100
    MPH
    60-120
    MPH
    62-124
    MPH
    100-200
    KPH
    60-130
    MPH
    30-130
    MPH
    Stock6.885 7.223 7.244 15.868 16.09319.287 19.426 23.37026.915
    APR Stage 1 (93 AKI)6.754 7.030 7.049 14.014 13.204 15.462 15.554 18.541 21.649
    APR Stage 1 (100 AKI)6.342 6.645 6.662 13.433 13.809 14.998 15.808 17.806 21.162

    Acceleration Testing

    The APR Difference

    Who we are - We’re a global automotive engineering firm nestled in Opelika, Alabama. Our 80,000ft² state-of-the-art facility is home to some of the best engineers in the industry, who have mastered hundreds of engine management systems. We have multiple engine and chassis dynos, and the resources necessary to create our ECU Upgrades in-house, from the ground up! We're not a new company either. We've been around since the 90's and we have a strong financial backing to ensure we'll be here to support you for decades to come!


    What we do - We optimize everything to make your engine more powerful. We adjust air-fuel ratios, advance ignition, increase boost pressure, alter cam positions and lift profiles, and more, all depending on the type of engine and management system, of course! We don’t take shortcuts, and we don’t take risks. We do it the right way.


    How we differ - With our proprietary calibration and direct ram access data logging tools and operating system code changes, we’re able to make some of the strongest and fastest ECU upgrades, without needing costly end user adjustments. We work with the ECUs intelligent modeling and closed-loop systems, and beta test in multiple environments to create upgrades that work no matter where you drive!

    Purchasing, Guarantee, and Updates

    Purchasing Options¹:


    1. Do-it-yourself: Purchase an APR Ultralink to connect your vehicle to the Ultralink Marketplace where you can shop, configure, and install APR software!†
    2. Do-it-for-me: Locate an APR Dealer and at their location they will sell and install APR software.


    Money-Back Guarantee: Try our Software Upgrades for up to 30 days, risk free! If you are not satisfied, have it removed and refunded.²


    Free Updates: If we make an update, add a standard feature, or if the manufacturer issues an update, you are entitled to a free update.³


    1. Availability: APR Software may not be available for all vehicles. Stages, programs, and features may not be available for all ECUs.
    2. Money Back Guarantee: Excludes some Software Upgrades, such as those included with a hardware purchase. Labor charges are at the discretion of the installer.
    3. Free updates: Subject to availability. Labor charges are at the discretion of the installer. Applicable to the original purchaser. Second hand owners may inquire with an APR Dealer about a software license transfer fee.
    †. Excludes APR Plus. Excludes some platforms. Dealer participation will vary. Visit our product page for details.
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