Best Spark Plugs For Audi A3


It’s critical to have your Audi’s spark plugs and ignition coils changed as part of its general upkeep. Spark plugs and ignition coils that are worn down can lead to engine misfires and might cause damage over time. If you’re having issues with an engine misfiring, get some new spark plugs and coils. It’s a straightforward procedure that doesn’t necessitate any technical knowledge.

The second-generation A3 was a well-liked, last-generation hatchback that has been replaced by an all-new 2022 model that has been updated in every respect but retains the fun to drive nature that made us fall in love with the previous version. German rivals such as the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe and the Mercedes A-Class are piquing customers’ interest for small, premium sedans, so it’s no surprise that Audi is doubling down on its small car and adding a more luxurious interior, advanced technology, and razor-sharp looks.

 

2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Audi A3 Spark Plugs

Info/Engine 2.0L 4-cyl Engine BPY Turbo 2.0L 4-cyl Engine CBFA Turbo
OEM spark plug gap 0.032″ (0.81mm) 0.032″ (0.81mm)
Qty. needed 4 4
Change interval 55,000 miles 55,000 miles
Best spark plug NGK 1675 PFR7S8EG Laser Platinum Spark Plug NGK 1675 PFR7S8EG Laser Platinum Spark Plug
Popular choice Denso 5310 IK22 Iridium Power Spark Plug Denso 5310 IK22 Iridium Power Spark Plug

 

Info/Engine 2.0L 4-cyl Engine CCTA Turbo 3.2L 6-cyl Engine CBRA
OEM spark plug gap 0.032″ (0.81mm) 0.036″ (0.91mm)
Qty. needed 4 6
Change interval 55,000 miles 35,000 miles
Best spark plug NGK 1675 PFR7S8EG Laser Platinum Spark Plug NGK 7563 IZKR7B Laser Iridium Spark Plug
Popular choice Denso 5310 IK22 Iridium Power Spark Plug Bosch YR7LPP332W 0242135510 Platinum Spark Plug

 

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Audi A3 Spark Plugs

Info/Engine 1.8L 4-cyl Engine CNSB Turbo 2.0L 4-cyl Engine CNTC Turbo
OEM spark plug gap 0.032″ (0.81mm) 0.032″ (0.81mm)
Qty. needed 4 4
Change interval 55,000 miles 35,000 miles
Best spark plug NGK 94833 PLFER7A8EG Laser Platinum Spark Plug NGK 94833 PLFER7A8EG Laser Platinum Spark Plug
Popular choice Champion 9069 KEC6WYPB-1 Iridium Spark Plug Bosch 8160 FQ5NPP332S 0241245673 Double Platinum Spark Plug

 

Info/Engine 2.0L 4-cyl Engine CZRA Turbo 1.4L 4-cyl Engine CXUA Turbo
OEM spark plug gap 0.032″ (0.81mm) 0.030″ (0.76mm)
Qty. needed 4 4
Change interval 40,000 miles 40,000 miles
Best spark plug NGK 94833 PLFER7A8EG Laser Platinum Spark Plug NGK 95463 PKER7A8EGS Laser Iridium Spark Plug
Popular choice Autolite AP5325 Platinum Spark Plug Bosch 8180 Y5KPP332S 0241145523 Double Platinum Spark Plug

 

2020 2021 2022 Audi A3 Spark Plugs

Info/Engine 2.0L 4-cyl Engine CZRA Turbo
OEM spark plug gap 0.032″ (0.81mm)
Qty. needed 4
Change interval 40,000 miles
Best spark plug NGK 94833 PLFER7A8EG Laser Platinum Spark Plug
Popular choice Autolite AP5325 Platinum Spark Plug

 

How often should spark plugs be changed in Audi?

Spark plugs are not as delicate as they appear and do not need to be replaced very often, however, the general recommendation is every 30,000 to 90,000 miles.

What are signs that your spark plugs are going out?

  • The engine has a rough idle. When your Spark Plugs are failing, your engine will sound rough and jittery while idling.
  • Trouble starting.
  • Engine misfiring.
  • Engine surging.
  • High fuel consumption.
  • Lack of acceleration.

What happens if you don’t change your spark plugs?

Spark plugs will lose value over time, so if they aren’t replaced, various engine problems will develop. When the spark plugs fail to produce a strong enough spark, the air/fuel combustion process will be disrupted, resulting in a loss of engine power and, in the worst-case situation, an engine that won’t start.

Dan Hoffman

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