Engine VQ35DE

The VQ35 engine is considered one of the most massive engines from the Nissan company. This ICE has received more than one award, becoming the “best engine of the year”. The VQ35 replaces the VQ30DE unit, which belonged to the first generation of VQ motors. This new 3.5-liter engine, in the most common version, has a capacity of 280 horsepower. It should be added that in its (second) generation, the VQ35 had versions with a capacity of 230-250 forces, and in the third – 260-300.

Specifications

Manufacturer Decherd Powertrain Plant
Iwaki Plant
Also called VQ35DE
Production years 2000
Cylinder block alloy aluminum
Fuel system injector
Configuration V
Number of cylinders 6
Valves per cylinder 4
Piston stroke, mm 81.4
Cylinder bore, mm 95.5
Compression ratio 10.3
10.6 (VQ35HR)
Displacement, cc 3498
Power output, hp 217/5600
231/5600
234/6000
240/6000
243/5800
255/5800
260/6000
268/6000
283/6200
291/6200
298/6400
304/6400
306/6800
313/6800
Torque output, Nm / rpm 314/3500
333/2800
318/3600
330/4200
328/4400
333/4400
352/4800
345/4800
366/4800
371/4800
365/4800
353/4800
363/4800
363/4800
Fuel type 95
Euro standards Euro 4/5
Weight, kg
Fuel consumption, L/100 km
— city
— highway
— combined
16.8
8.8
10.7
Oil consumption, gr/1000 km up to 500
Recommended engine oil 5W-30 / 5W-40 / 10W-30 / 10W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.7
Oil change interval, km 15000
(better 7500)
Normal engine operating temperature, °C
Engine lifespan, km
— official information
— real

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