Borg Warner CR170 Stage 3 Turbo Upgrade for 2.0L CR TDI

Borg Warner

$829.00 USD $1,175.00 USD


If you're looking for more power and torque or just need to replace your failed stock turbo, this CR 170 turbo from Borg Warner is the way to go. This turbo comes standard on the 170 hp European versions of our North American TDIs. This high quality european made turbo is an easy bolt-on modification that will increase your performance without hurting your engine. Malone Tuning and a Rawtek exhaust system is required for safe and reliable use of this turbo.

Kit Includes: (2 options)

Just the Turbo:

  • Borg Warner CR170 Turbocharger

 Complete Kit:

  • Borg Warner CR170 Turbocharger
  • Copper Exhaust Manifold Nuts
  • EGR Cooler Delete Kit
  • Gasket Kit
  • Intake Pipe
  • EGT Spacer


  • Lower than stock Exhaust Gas Temperatures even at 180 whp
  • Capable of nearly 200 whp with custom tuning
  • Better than stock fuel economy
  • Continues to make power above 4500 rpm


  • Easy bolt on installation
  • Larger turbo doesn't run out breath at higher rpm where your factory turbo does
  • Made in Europe by Borg Warner
  • 1 year manufacturer warranty - unlimited mileage


  • Rawtek ECO or Performance DPF delete exhaust system
  • Malone Tuning Stage 3 ECM Tune
  • Intake Pipe (included in complete kit)
  • EGR Cooler Delete (included in complete kit)
  • Gasket Kit (included in complete kit)
  • EGT Spacer (included in complete kit)
  • Turbo Dampener (2009 models only) - Available here
  • An upgraded clutch is highly recommended - Available here


Will fit the following North American spec vehicles:
  • Audi A3 2.0L CR TDI (2009 - 2014)
  • VW Jetta 2.0L CR TDI (2009 - 2014)
  • VW Golf 2.0L CR TDI (2009 - 2014)
  • VW Sportwagon 2.0L CR TDI (2009 - 2014)
  • VW Beetle 2.0L CR TDI (2013-2014)



At the moment we do not have a complete step by step installation guide for this project, however the hardest part is removing the factory DPF and instructions for that can be found hereThis easy DIY project was discovered and organized by JFettig, a member of the, you can find a plethora of information about his build and others here.

Here is a brief list of steps to help guide you through the installation:

  • Remove DPF (instructions for this here)
  • Remove oil return line
  • Remove oil feed line
  • Remove turbo outlet
  • Disconnected all sensors
  • Remove the passenger side axle
  • Pull all 8 exhaust nuts from the turbo to head studs
  • Pull turbo off of the head and lower it through the opening between the subframe and the oil pan
  • Now lift the new turbo through that opening and reinstall turbo and all components

Dyno Graphs

 Dyno posted by JFettig

cr170 turbo dyno, CR stage 3 tune  

CR170 turbo for 2.0L CR TDI


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