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APR ECU Upgrade - 2.0T EA888 Gen 4 (MQB EVO) (Atlas)

Fits 2024+ Volkswagen Atlas and Atlas Cross sport

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APR ECU Upgrade - 2.0T EA888 Gen 4 (MQB EVO) (Atlas)

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This part is legal under the provisions of EPA’s Tampering Policy dated November 23rd, 2020.

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We're excited to announce our Engine Control Unit (ECU) Upgrades are now available for the Volkswagen Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport with the 2.0 TSI EA888 Gen 4 engine with the Continental Simos 19 ECU! Expect massive gains with up to 298-339 HP with 325-366 FT-LBS of torque on tap, depending on octane and mods! This represents up to 31% more horsepower at the wheels, over stock! Additionally APR Plus is available in the USA which adds a factory term limit matching limited powertrain warranty and is offered on our 87 AKI or 91 AKI ECU upgrades!

Features:

  • Multiple tunes for various octanes, stages, and hardware configurations
  • Installs directly to your factory ECU through the OBDII port
  • Massive gains: 298-339 HP / 325-366 FT-LBS, +38-75 AWHP / +52-92 AWFT-LBS, +15-31% AWHP and +21-38% AWTF-LBS
  • Multiple octanes: 87 AKI, 91 AKI, 93 AKI, 100 AKI, 104 AKI, E60-E85 Ethanol, and RON equivalents
  • Maximum focus on engine reliability: Advanced thermal protection, thermal management, turbo shaft speed, knock & LSPI protection, and more
  • Optional factory term limit matching powertrain warranty with APR Plus
  • No hardware required for Ethanol support
  • Standard features such as an increased RPM soft limiter, left foot braking, brake boosting, speed limiter removal, and rescaled gauges
  • Auto Start/Stop defaults to your preference (on or off)
  • ECO mode limits output to promote fuel savings
  • No hardware required, but supports bolt on modifications
  • Flash counter does not increase with each flash
  • Free lifetime updates and 30 day money back guarantee
Brand APR
Emission Code7
Engine AspirationTurbocharged
Engine ConfigurationI4
Engine Displacement2.0L
Engine FamilyEA888 Gen 4
Engine OrientationTransverse
Fuel TypeGasoline
Install TypeDealer Installed
MarketNAR
Product TypeECU Upgrade
Part NumberECU-20T-EA888-4-LK2-ATLAS
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This part is legal under the provisions of EPA’s Tampering Policy dated November 23rd, 2020. The company has reasonable basis (test results) to verify that this product allows the vehicle to operate within legal emissions standards and is therefore legal to be sold for on-street use in all states that accept the legal provisions of the Clean Air Act and the EPA Tampering Policy. This product is NOT LEGAL FOR SALE OR USE IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA. Testing with the California Air Resources Board, in order to achieve 50-state compliance, is pending with CARB. Once testing is complete with California, and an E.O. number is issued, this product will be updated to 50-state legal status.
Important fuel quality information
Important fuel quality information
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APR Plus Warranty Booklet
APR Plus Warranty Booklet
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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    APR ECU Upgrade Stages

    We're excited to announce our Engine Control Unit (ECU) Upgrades are now available for the Volkswagen Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport with the 2.0 TSI EA888 Gen 4 engine with the Continental Simos 19 ECU! Expect massive gains with up to 298-339 HP with 325-366 FT-LBS of torque on tap, depending on octane and mods! This represents up to 31% more horsepower at the wheels, over stock! Additionally APR Plus is available in the USA which adds a factory term limit matching limited powertrain warranty and is offered on our 87 AKI or 91 AKI ECU upgrades!


    Our new suite of Simos 19 ECU software comes after months of extensive research and development that is typically absent from the aftermarket. Our upgrade makes the engine more powerful and more exciting. We’ve extensively calibrated the system to work flawlessly in various driving conditions while retaining safety routines to protect your engine in the most demanding scenarios. This was all made possible by our engineering team's pursuit of perfection. Development vehicles were outfitted with additional sensors, including turbo shaft speed sensors, thermocouples, transducers, and more, along with our high speed direct RAM logging equipment, to feed valuable data to the team for analysis. After many hours of testing and tuning we created new calibrations that are fine tuned for several octanes and contain hundreds of map changes, with a vast array of safety features built in.


    The result of this work is nothing short of astounding. Not only have we increase power, we’ve added many safety routines to ensure the engine and components are protected under demanding scenarios. Additionally we’ve added features to enhance the driving experience! We’ve added brake boosting / left foot braking, removed the vehicle speed limiter, raised the standing limiter, set auto start/stop to retain your last used mode, properly rescaled the boost and power gauges, developed a linear and flat torque curve, and linearized the throttle pedal.


    To protect the engine and components we’ve spent a considerable amount of time tuning safety routines, some of which were not active from the factory. The engine has advanced LSPI protection to prevent the engine from damage when being lugged in the tallest gears. Excessive intake air temperature, which is common on a dynamometer, will cause power to reduce to protect the engine. Furthermore more we’ve added and calibrated protection routines for turbocharger pressure ratios, shaft speed, exhaust pressure, intake air temperature, turbo discharge temperature, coolant temperature, oil temperature, lambda, fueling system limitations, and more.


    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.

    Performance Stages

    OEM Turbo Software

    The APR Stage 1 ECU upgrades are designed for use on the factory turbocharger. The ECU alone with no hardware mods produces 298-339 HP and 325-366 FT-LBS with +38-38 AWHP and +52-75 AWFT-LBS over stock.


    This tune is available for 87, 91, 93, 100, and 104 AKI fuel grades, as well as E60-E85 Ethanol in North America and 91, 95, 98, 104, and 108 RON fuel grades, and E60-E85 Ethanol in the ROW.


    APR Plus is optionally available and adds our limited powertrain warranty to this stage. It's available for 87 or 91 AKI fuel grades in the USA and requires the use of original factory or APR approved hardware only.


    When selecting a fuel grade, a minimum of that fuel grade must be used. Using higher fuel grades is permissible.

    Horsepower and Torque Dyno Charts

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    APR Calibration Report

    StageHPTQMax GainMax GainAWHP % Gain
    AWTQ % Gain
    Stock As Reported by OEM (87 AKI) 269 HP 273 FT-LBS

    Stock As Measured by APR (93 AKI) 279 HP325 FT-LBS

    Stage 1

    87 AKI / 91 RON¹289 HP 327 FT-LBS +38 AWHP +52 AWFT-LBS 15%21%
    91 AKI / 95 RON¹311  HP 336  FT-LBS +45 AWHP +62 AWFT-LBS 18%26%
    93 AKI / 98 RON317  HP 346  FT-LBS +53 AWHP +73 AWFT-LBS 22%30%
    100 AKI / 104 RON325  HP 354  FT-LBS +59 AWHP +80 AWFT-LBS 24%33%
    104 AKI / 108 RON332  HP 361  FT-LBS +66 AWHP +86 AWFT-LBS 27%35%
    E60-E85 (Ethanol)339  HP 366  FT-LBS +75 AWHP +92 AWFT-LBS 31%38%
    ¹ APR Plus available.


    Limited torque software is available for 6MT. DSG/S-tronic vehicles require an APR TCU upgrade to meet advertised torque levels, otherwise torque will automatically limit.

    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.

    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!

    APR Software Pricing Guide

    Our performance software upgrade is available in multiple stages with optional features.

    APR Plus (USA/Canada)
    APR Plus ECU Upgrade with Limited Powertrain Warranty$1,599.95
    APR Stage 1
    APR Stage 1 ECU Upgrade$599.95
    APR Stage 1 ECU Upgrade from APR PlusFree

    Purchasing, Guarantee, and Updates

    Purchasing Options¹: Locate an APR Dealer. They will physically install software on your vehicle at their location. Alternatively with the APR Remote Tuning Service (RTS) you'll purchase an APR Tuning Cable and we, or a participating dealer, will remotely install software on your vehicle†.


    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.
    †. Remote flashing: Excludes APR Plus. Excludes some platforms. Dealer participation will vary. Visit our product page for details.
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