Turbocharged, direct injection engines, extremely efficient and fulfil Euro 6 emission standards. The 1.0 TSI has three cylinders, the downsizing increases the efficiency of the engine. It uses either a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 7-speed DSG.The distinctive feature of the 1.5 TSI engine is its Active Cylinder Technology (ACT). This works by switching off the second and third cylinders for a short time when their power output is not needed. The engine therefore runs more efficiently and, depending on the driving style. Here, too, there is a choice of a manual 6-speed gearbox or a 7-speed DSG transmission.
All of the diesel engines are turbocharged, direct injection TDIs with four cylinders and four-valve technology. The entry-level variant is the 1.6 TDI. The power is transmitted by either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed DSG transmission. The 2.0 TDI with (150 PS) comes with either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed DSG transmission. The second 2.0 TDI offers a power (190 PS). The top engine variant is combined with all-wheel drive and a 7-speed DSG transmission as standard.
A direct-shift gearbox (German: Direkt-Schalt-Getriebe), commonly abbreviated to DSG, is an electronically controlled dual-clutch multiple-shaft manual gearbox in a transaxle design, without a conventional clutch pedal and with fully automatic or semi-manual control.