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IE ECU Tunes for your 2015-2021 VW MK7 or Audi 8V 1.8T (MQB) is the best bang-for-your-buck performance modification you can make for your turbocharged engine. Add serious horsepower and torque in minutes and unleash your engine's performance potential while maintaining factory reliability and comfort. Upgrade your engine today for instant fun and excitement to your commute or the track!
MQB 1.8T Stage 1
IE's Stage 1 ECU Tune delivers an instant increase in performance, leaving no hidden power on the table. In only minutes, Stage 1 will safely max out the factory turbocharger, horsepower, and torque output on entirely stock hardware or maximize the tune with optional bolt-ons (intake, turbo inlet, intercooler).
Upgrading from Stage 1 to Stage 2 or beyond is easy! With IE, you only pay the difference in tune cost with no extra fees. When you install the required matching hardware, follow the link on your IE POWERlink software to purchase the tune upgrade, and you will be blowing away the competition in minutes!
High/Low Torque Files
IE High Torque ECU calibrations maximize power gains throughout the entire powerband and quickly exceed the torque limitations of the factory DQ250 (DSG transmission) calibration or the stock clutch (manual trans), resulting in clutch slip. Stage 1 and 2 files include an optional low torque for vehicles with stock DSG tunes or clutch. Both high and low torque files are included with your Stage 1 or Stage 2 purchase.
To take advantage of your new larger power band, factory rev limiters are raised to 7000 RPM in all stages (will shift slightly before at 6900 RPM on DSG DQ250 equipped cars).
IE's fully proven software brings track-ready ECU programming to your turbocharged MQB 1.8T engine while retaining factory comfort and reliability. IE's own tuning technology suite completely reverse-engineers the factory ECU mapping, allowing our software engineers to realign all safety protocols and sensors for the new performance calibration. Every tune parameter undergoes months of testing on our in-house dyno systems that utilize the world's only Sea Level Generator developed specifically to verify tune operations in any condition. Confidently drive from LA to Pikes Peak with power that will keep you smiling every mile!
Please Note: Only Fits 8V Audi A3 1.8 TSI Quattro