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APR - ECU Upgrade - Audi A3 2.0t TSI - 2008.5 -2013.5

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Please note that your vehicle must be present in order to program your ECU. To schedule an appointment, please feel free to contact us.

The ultimate chip upgrade for the Audi A3 2.0T TSI engine is available from NGP and APR. After months of long nights and many hours of dyno work APR is pleased to offer you chip tuning that is second to none. APR worked hand in hand with many customers to deliver a chip that works. Expect huge increases in low-end torque, improved throttle response and a smoother, more powerful top end.

Stage I ECU Upgrade

Not only does the Stage I software give you higher peak numbers of 254 horsepower and 297lb-ft. of torque, but also gains of up to 61 horsepower available at lower rpms! This software is the ultimate upgrade for the new Audi A3 and gives it just the extra edge these cars lack from the factory, without pushing the limits. With factory like smoothness and drivability, the new power will fill the void in an otherwise excellent car.

APR chips are available in an octane specific version for the octane of gasoline that you typically run in your car. The power that the chip makes also depends on which ECU is in your vehicle. The Audi A3 2.0T TSI ECU can be upgraded via DirectPort Programming. For more information on DirectPort Programming, please contact NGP Racing at For more information on the ECU upgrade, please see the charts below.

Stage II ECU Upgrade

A special Stage 2 program is avaiable for customers with a turbo back exhaust. Contact NGP Racing for details. Same price, just different programming for maximum gains with your high flow exhaust.

Available programs:*

  • -Stock
  • -91 Octane
  • -93 Octane
  • -100 Octane
  • -Security Lock
  • -Throttle body Alignment / Fault Code Erase
  • -Anti-theft

 *Not all options are available for all ECU models.

All APR chip software comes with lifetime free updates. There is also a lifetime warranty against defects in the software. All chip upgrades have a 30-day Money Back Guarantee.All APR chip upgrades use encryption, which serve several purposes. Mainly, it keeps prying eyes out of our software and prevents lesser companies from copying the chip and degrading the product. Also, all APR software is undetectable to a dealers VAG diagnostic tool.

APR Mobile

APR Mobile installs on smart phones, tablets and other devices and provides a wireless connection to the vehicle’s engine control unit or ECU. Once connected, the device can be used to access APR’s EMCS program switching features, read and clear fault codes and data log the ECU at high data rates not found on other commercially available tools. The app can also be used to access APR’s latest news articles, locate dealers in APR’s network and review previously saved data logging sessions.

You will need to purchase an APR Mobile Bluetooth Dongle to connect your mobile device with your car. Please check out this post for more information on the APR Mobile App.

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