1.8T GEN 3 PERFORMANCE ECU UPGRADE

The IE ECU Tune is the easiest and single best bang-for-your-buck performance modification you can make to your 2015+ 1.8T VW or Audi engine. In less time than a lunch break, you can add serious horsepower and torque without touching a wrench from your own driveway. Upgrade your engine today for instant fun and excitement on your commute or on the track!

1.8T GEN 3 ECU UPGRADE

The IE ECU Tune is the easiest and single best bang-for-your-buck performance modification you can make to your 2015+ 1.8T VW or Audi engine. In less time than a lunch break, you can add serious horsepower and torque without touching a wrench from your own driveway. Upgrade your engine today for instant fun and excitement on your commute or on the track!

IE VW 1.8T TSI Gen 3 Performance ECU Tune | Fits Audi A3 VW Alltrack Sportwagen Golf MK7

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WHICH TUNE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

STAGE 1

Gain 68hp on stock hardware

  • Unleash hidden power in 30 minutes or less
  • No hardware upgrades required
  • Supports 91 & 93 octanes
  • RPM limit raised to 7000 RPM
  • Road speed limiters removed
  • Easy upgrade to Stage 2 (only pay the difference)
  • Compatible with IE Cold Air Intake
  • Compatible with IE FDS Intercooler
  • Compatible with IE DSG Tune
  • All safety protocols remain for reliable engine life
  • Engineered for all climates and elevations
  • Requires IE POWERlink Flash Tool
  • Requires Windows 7+ powered device

STAGE 2

Up to 248HP & 348TQ!

  • Performance tune for downpipe upgrades
  • Supports 91 & 93 octanes
  • RPM limit raised to 7000 RPM
  • Road speed limiters removed
  • Requires performance downpipe
  • Requires performance air intake
  • Requires performance intercooler upgrade
  • Requires IE DSG Tune
  • Manual transmissions require clutch upgrade
  • All safety protocols remain for reliable engine life
  • Engineered for all climates and elevations
  • Requires IE POWERlink Flash Tool
  • Requires Windows 7+ powered device

IS20 TURBO UPGRADE

Up to 301HP & 361TQ!

  • Full calibration for IS20 turbo upgrades
  • Supports 91 & 93 octanes
  • Includes left foot braking
  • Road speed limiters removed
  • Includes optional exhaust crackle
  • Requires unmodified factory IHI IS20 Turbo
  • Requires performance downpipe
  • Requires IE DSG Tune
  • Manual trans cars require clutch upgrade
  • Requires intercooler upgrade
  • Requires air intake
  • All safety protocols remain for reliable engine life
  • Engineered for all climates and elevations
  • Requires IE POWERlink Flash Tool
  • Requires Windows 7+ powered device

CONSUMER NOTICE: BY PURCHASING A MOTORSPORT/RACING PRODUCT ("PRODUCT"), YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: THE PRODUCT IS NOT DESIGNED TO MEET ANY APPLICABLE EMISSIONS STANDARDS, WHETHER IN THE USA OR OTHERWISE, THE PRODUCT IS NOT C.A.R.B. COMPLIANT, AND THAT THE PRODUCT IS NOT FOR SALE OR USE IN CALIFORNIA, USA NOR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE THE SALE OR USE IS PROHIBITED BY LAW. INTEGRATED ENGINEERING, LLC MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR CLAIMS THAT THIS PRODUCT COMPLIES WITH ANY APPLICABLE EMISSIONS LAWS AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, AND CLAIMS, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. BY PURCHASING THIS PRODUCT, YOU REPRESENT, WARRANT, AND AGREE THAT IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO INFORM YOURSELF OF ANY LAWS OR REGULATIONS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOUR PURCHASE AND/OR USE OF THE PRODUCT.

HOW DO I INSTALL THE TUNE?

IE's own in-house developed POWERlink cable and software gives you the freedom to quickly flash your car’s engine control unit (ECU) or transmission control unit (TCU) with your new IE performance tune. The cable simply plugs into your vehicle’s OBD-2 port, from there simply follow the on-screen directions to quickly upload the tune. Adding horsepower is as easy as clicking FLASH NOW!

The flash tool also grants instant access to upgrade tune stages, switch fuel octanes, flash back to stock, perform engine diagnostics, read/clear codes and gather high-quality operating data via logging.

System requirements:

Laptop or tablet with Wifi connection and USB port running Windows 7 or above operating system required. Powered by 32 or 64 bit processor with 1.0GHz or greater and 4GB of Ram.

WHAT DOES AN ECU TUNE DO?

VW & Audi 1.8T Gen 3 engines are controlled by an advanced Engine Control Unit (ECU). This powerful computer is loaded with complicated maps and routines from factory to optimize vehicle efficiency over performance. Tons of available power is left on the table and the calibration is not written to take advantage of aftermarket power adders such as cold air intakes, intercoolers, donwpipes and more. IE's ECU upgrades replace these boring stock files with Motorsport ready tunes developed from extensive engineering. Our leading ECU calibrators completely reverse-engineer the factory mapping and re-write new calibrations for ultimate performance without sacrificing factory comfort and reliability. Each performance stage undergoes thousands of dyno tests, street analysis, track days, altitude testing and more -each test resulting in tweaks and revisions to the calibrations. The end result is an obsessively tuned and optimized beast that will completely transform your vehicle to deliver that addictive power you crave.

READY TO UPGRADE TO THE NEXT STAGE?

Upgrading from one stage to the next is easy! With IE, you only pay the difference in tune cost with no extra fees. When you install the required matching hardware, simply follow the link on your IE POWERlink software to purchase the tune upgrade and you will be blowing away the competition in minutes!

1.8T GEN 3 UPGRADE PRICING

FROM TO PRICE

STAGE 1

STAGE 2

$100.00

STAGE 2

IS20 TURBO

$200.00

STAGE 1

IS20 TURBO

$300.00

WHICH TUNE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

STAGE 1

Gain 68HP on stock hardware

  • Unleash hidden power in 30 minutes or less
  • No hardware upgrades required
  • Supports 91 & 93 octanes
  • RPM limit raised to 7000 RPM
  • Road speed limiters removed
  • Easy upgrade to Stage 2 (only pay the difference)
  • Compatible with IE Cold Air Intake
  • Compatible with IE FDS Intercooler
  • Compatible with IE DSG Tune
  • All safety protocols remain for reliable engine life
  • Engineered for all climates and elevations
  • Requires IE POWERlink Flash Tool
  • Requires Windows 7+ powered device

STAGE 2

Up to 248HP & 348TQ!

  • Full performance calibration for downpipe upgrades
  • Supports 91 & 93 octanes
  • RPM limit raised to 7000 RPM
  • Road speed limiters removed
  • Requires performance downpipe
  • Requires performance air intake
  • Requires performance intercooler upgrade
  • Requires IE DSG Tune
  • Manual transmissions require clutch upgrade
  • All safety protocols remain for reliable engine life
  • Engineered for all climates and elevations
  • Requires IE POWERlink Flash Tool
  • Requires Windows 7+ powered device

CONSUMER NOTICE: BY PURCHASING A MOTORSPORT/RACING PRODUCT ("PRODUCT"), YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: THE PRODUCT IS NOT DESIGNED TO MEET ANY APPLICABLE EMISSIONS STANDARDS, WHETHER IN THE USA OR OTHERWISE, THE PRODUCT IS NOT C.A.R.B. COMPLIANT, AND THAT THE PRODUCT IS NOT FOR SALE OR USE IN CALIFORNIA, USA NOR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE THE SALE OR USE IS PROHIBITED BY LAW. INTEGRATED ENGINEERING, LLC MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR CLAIMS THAT THIS PRODUCT COMPLIES WITH ANY APPLICABLE EMISSIONS LAWS AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, AND CLAIMS, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. BY PURCHASING THIS PRODUCT, YOU REPRESENT, WARRANT, AND AGREE THAT IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO INFORM YOURSELF OF ANY LAWS OR REGULATIONS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOUR PURCHASE AND/OR USE OF THE PRODUCT.

IS20 TURBO

Up to 301HP & 361TQ!

  • Full calibration for IS20 turbo upgrades
  • Supports 91 & 93 octanes
  • Includes left foot braking
  • Road speed limiters removed
  • Includes optional exhaust crackle
  • Requires unmodified factory IHI IS20 Turbo
  • Requires performance downpipe
  • Requires IE DSG Tune
  • Manual trans cars require clutch upgrade
  • Requires intercooler upgrade
  • Requires air intake
  • All safety protocols remain for reliable engine life
  • Engineered for all climates and elevations
  • Requires IE POWERlink Flash Tool
  • Requires Windows 7+ powered device

CONSUMER NOTICE: BY PURCHASING A MOTORSPORT/RACING PRODUCT ("PRODUCT"), YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: THE PRODUCT IS NOT DESIGNED TO MEET ANY APPLICABLE EMISSIONS STANDARDS, WHETHER IN THE USA OR OTHERWISE, THE PRODUCT IS NOT C.A.R.B. COMPLIANT, AND THAT THE PRODUCT IS NOT FOR SALE OR USE IN CALIFORNIA, USA NOR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE THE SALE OR USE IS PROHIBITED BY LAW. INTEGRATED ENGINEERING, LLC MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR CLAIMS THAT THIS PRODUCT COMPLIES WITH ANY APPLICABLE EMISSIONS LAWS AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, AND CLAIMS, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. BY PURCHASING THIS PRODUCT, YOU REPRESENT, WARRANT, AND AGREE THAT IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO INFORM YOURSELF OF ANY LAWS OR REGULATIONS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOUR PURCHASE AND/OR USE OF THE PRODUCT.

All available tune stages include various octanes at no extra cost.
Using the IE POWERlink cable you can switch between octanes as needed such as high octane files for race day and regular pump octane on your commute.

Upgrading from one stage to the next is easy! With IE, you only pay the difference in tune cost with no extra fees. When you install the required matching hardware, simply follow the link on your IE POWERlink software to purchase the tune upgrade and you will be blowing away the competition in minutes!

UPGRADING STAGES?

1.8T GEN 3 UPGRADE PRICING

FROM TO PRICE

STAGE 1

STAGE 2

$100.00

STAGE 2

IS20 TURBO

$200.00

STAGE 1

IS20 TURBO

$300.00

WHAT DOES AN ECU TUNE DO?

VW & Audi 1.8T Gen 3 engines are controlled by an advanced Engine Control Unit (ECU). This powerful computer is loaded with complicated maps and routines from factory to optimize vehicle efficiency over performance. Tons of available power is left on the table and the calibration is not written to take advantage of aftermarket power adders such as cold air intakes, intercoolers, donwpipes and more. IE's ECU upgrades replace these boring stock files with Motorsport ready tunes developed from extensive engineering. Our leading ECU calibrators completely reverse-engineer the factory mapping and re-write new calibrations for ultimate performance without sacrificing factory comfort and reliability. Each performance stage undergoes thousands of dyno tests, street analysis, track days, altitude testing and more -each test resulting in tweaks and revisions to the calibrations. The end result is an obsessively tuned and optimized beast that will completely transform your vehicle to deliver that addictive power you crave.

HOW DO I INSTALL THE TUNE?

IE's own in-house developed POWERlink cable and software gives you the freedom to quickly flash your car’s engine control unit (ECU) or transmission control unit (TCU) with your new IE performance tune. The cable simply plugs into your vehicle’s OBD-2 port, from there simply follow the on-screen directions to quickly upload the tune. Adding horsepower is as easy as clicking FLASH NOW!

The flash tool also grants instant access to upgrade tune stages, switch fuel octanes, flash back to stock, perform engine diagnostics, read/clear codes and gather high-quality operating data via logging.

System requirements:

Laptop or tablet with Wifi connection and USB port running Windows 7 or above operating system required. Powered by 32 or 64 bit processor with 1.0GHz or greater and 4GB of Ram.

POWER GAINS

VEHICLE FITMENT GUIDE

MAKE MODEL GENERATION ENGIN

AUDI

A3

8V

1.8T Gen 3

VW

Golf

MK7

1.8T Gen 3

VW

Sportwagen

MK7

1.8T Gen 3

VW

Alltrak

MK7

1.8T Gen 3

Vehicles equipped with non-DSG automatic transmissions (AQ250) may see power limitations on Stage 2 and turbo upgrade tunes. 

IMPORTANT NOTES

REST OF WORLD (ROW) SUPPORT
IE tunes are designed and written on North American (NA) vehicles. Although IE does offer ROW purchases of software files, some ECUs available only in certain countries or markets may not be supported in our current file library. If you have access to read your ECU code, please contact us to verify compatibility before purchase.

INCREASED RPM
IE MK7 & 8V 1.8T Gen 3 performance calibrations continue to make power and torque above the factory rev limiter. To take advantage of the larger power band, factory rev limits have been raised to 7000RPM. On automatic equipped cars, our DSG Tune is required to unlock these higher RPM ranges. DSG Calibration will shift slightly before (6900RPM).

Once a tune purchase is applied to your vehicle's ECU, the tune is permanently registered to the vehicle and non-transferable to other vehicles. Tune can be transferred to a second party in the event of vehicle transfer of ownership only.

POWER GAINS

VEHICLE FITMENT GUIDE

MAKE MODEL GENERATION ENGINE

AUDI

A3

8V

1.8T Gen 3

VW

Golf

MK7

1.8T Gen 3

VW

Sportwagen

MK7

1.8T Gen 3

VW

Alltrak

MK7

1.8T Gen 3

Vehicles equipped with non-DSG automatic transmissions (AQ250) may see power limitations on Stage 2 and turbo upgrade tunes. 

IMPORTANT NOTES

REST OF WORLD (ROW) SUPPORT
IE tunes are designed and written on North American (NA) vehicles. Although IE does offer ROW purchases of software files, some ECUs available only in certain countries or markets may not be supported in our current file library. If you have access to read your ECU code, please contact us to verify compatibility before purchase.

INCREASED RPM
IE MK7 & 8V 1.8T Gen 3 performance calibrations continue to make power and torque above the factory rev limiter. To take advantage of the larger power band, factory rev limits have been raised to 7000RPM. On automatic equipped cars, our DSG Tune is required to unlock these higher RPM ranges. DSG Calibration will shift slightly before (6900RPM).

Once a tune purchase is applied to your vehicle's ECU, the tune is permanently registered to the vehicle and non-transferable to other vehicles. Tune can be transferred to a second party in the event of vehicle transfer of ownership only.


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The talk is real!!!

Read up on IE before going in on such a large purchase. After reading about who they are and what they are about plus the honest feedback from other fellow tune owners, it’s is what the platform needs! It fully transforms the stock vehicle into a highway killer. They keep the reliability of the car with the tune, but if you need to go, you WILL go. Loving it so far for the contrast of spirited driving and daily commuter. Will be coming back for more!

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Mk7 Sportwagen Stage 2

Went Stage 1 on my six speed sportwagen a little over a year ago and it was very fun. Huge jump from stock power. Decided to pull the trigger on Stage 2 recently, along with IE intake, catless downpipe, and AWE exhaust. Man this thing screams now. Definitely throws you back in your seat, and the pop tune is super fun in such an unsuspecting car.

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IE stage 2

Came from having Unitronic stage 2. Unitronic is good for daily driving and going out to hit some back roads. Mainly made the switch to IE for the pops and bangs tune. The pops are nice but uses a tone of fuel. With my car being a 5 speed the pops are only up from 4800rpm to 4000rpm. Might just be due to the cold weather. The cold start is a little odd the cars rpm tend to jump and fall off when cold started. IE tune is much more aggressive than Unitronic. IE feels faster on other maps and runs amazing. I would recommend getting a upgraded clutch as mine tends to slip on a low km car. Unitronics idle tends to be rough and shakes the car. IE runs very smooth. IE offers more tunes than Unitronic. I would recommend IE over Unitronic for 1.8T MQB.

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Just went stage 2... its great and well worth the upgrade from stage 1!

I had some issues installing the downpipe but it was well worth it to have similar power with slightly more torque to the Mk7 GTI in the alltrack! It's alot smoother of a power band and hits boost alot harder than stage 1. I am having an issue with a P0036 code (02 sensor) with the new downpipe even though its catted, any help bychance? A bung or something perhaps? But it really makes the alltrack feel like an actual golf.

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Excellent Product

Stage 1 programming was as easy as advertised!! Amazing power gains for the price. I totally recommend this product!

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