The 3.0-liter Nissan ZD30DD diesel engine was produced from 1999 to 2012 in Japan and was installed on an extensive family of Caravan minivans, including Homi and Elgrand modifications.
Nissan is a Japanese car manufacturer, one of the largest in the world. The company was founded in 1933. As of 2010, it ranks 8th in the world ranking of automakers (3rd among Japanese manufacturers, after Toyota and Honda) according to the international market research institute IHS Automotive. The headquarters have been located in Yokohama since 2011 (previously located in Tokyo).
All Nissan engines have their own index in the form of a unique abbreviation:
- the first two letters are the proper name of the powertrain family;
- the next two digits are its working volume in liters multiplied by 10;
- the letters at the end describe the brief specifications of the motor.
Decoding of the main characters:
|liquefied gas LPG
|turbo with intercooler
|phase regulators VVL or VVT
|High Response advanced versions of injection engines
The catalog contains engines for the following Nissan models: 180SX/200SX/Silvia | Almera | Altima | Avenir | Bassara | Bluebird | Bluebird Sylphy | Caravan | Cedric | Cefiro | Cima | Crew | Cube | Elgrand | Expert | Fairlady Z/350Z | Fuga | Gloria | GTR | Hardbody | Juke | Laurel | Leopard | Livina/Geniss | Lucino/200SX | Maxima | Micra | Murano | Navara | Note | NV200 | NX | Pathfinder | Pintara | Prairie/Liberty | Presage | Presea | President | Primera | Pulsar/Sabre | Qashqai | Quest | Rasheen | R’nessa | Sentra/Tsuru | Serena | Skyline | Stagea | Stanza | Sunny | Teana | Terrano II | Tiida/Versa/Latio | Wingroad/AD van/Tsubame | X-Trail | Xterra.
The 2.5-liter diesel engine Nissan YD25DDTi or YD25 has been produced since 1998 and is installed on the most popular minibuses, pickups and SUVs of the company. This motor replaced the CD20 and TD25 on some cars. The cylinder block here is an in-line 4-cylinder, cast iron, with a cylinder diameter of 89 mm.
The 2.2-liter Nissan YD22DDTi diesel engine (or YD22 for short) was produced from 2001 to 2007 and was installed on several popular concern models such as Almera Tino, Primera and X-Trail. In addition to the Common Rail version, there was also a YD22ETi modification with a VP44 electronic high pressure fuel pump.
The 2.2-liter Nissan YD22DD diesel engine was produced by the company from 1998 to 2006 and was installed on the Ad and Expert station wagons, popular in the local automotive market. The power unit is equipped with an electronically controlled Bosch VP-44 high pressure fuel pump and develops 79 hp and 157 Nm.
The 4.2-liter Nissan TD42 diesel engine was first introduced back in 1987 and was intended for the new generation of the Patrol SUV or its Japanese brother Safari. This motor is still popular in car markets with liberal environmental standards.
The 2.7-liter Nissan TD27ETi diesel engine was produced by the company from 1995 to 2001 and was installed on the popular Pathfinder and Terrano SUVs, as well as the Caravan minibus. The power unit stands out in its family by the presence of an electronically controlled high pressure fuel pump.
The 2.7-liter Nissan TD27 diesel engine has been produced by the concern since 1985 in Japan and is intended for commercial vehicles, but it is better known for the Caravan minibuses, as well as the first generation of the Terrano SUV or various D21 pickups.
The 2.5-liter Nissan TD25 diesel engine was assembled from 1985 to 2015 and was primarily intended for taxi cars, but is found on Caravan minibuses and pickup trucks. This power unit is known for its high reliability and a really huge resource.
The 2.3-liter Nissan TD23 diesel engine was assembled for a very short time from 1985 to 1995 and was installed on commercial vehicles, Caravan minibuses and D21 pickups. This power unit is the least common in a series of motors under the TD index.
The 2.8-liter Nissan RD28ETi diesel engine was produced by the company from 1997 to 1999 and was installed on the popular Patrol SUV in the back of the Y61 and its Japanese counterpart Safari. This power unit existed in a modification with a mechanical high pressure fuel pump under the index RD28Ti.
The 2.8-liter Nissan RD28T diesel engine was produced from 1987 to 1998 in Japan and was installed on the most popular full-size SUVs of the Patrol and Safari companies. This unit existed in a version with an electronically controlled high pressure fuel pump under the symbol RD28ET.
The 2.8-liter Nissan RD28 diesel engine was produced by the concern from 1987 to 1999 and was installed on many popular Japanese sedans such as Cedric, Gloria and Laurel. A modification of the engine with an electronic high-pressure fuel pump and the RD28E index was installed on a taxi until 2009.
The 3.2-liter Nissan QD32ETi diesel engine was produced from 1995 to 2000 in Japan and was installed on the Elgrand minibus or Terrano SUV, including the Regulus version. This very reliable unit is regularly used for swap instead of modern motors.
The 3.2-liter Nissan QD32 diesel engine was produced from 1995 to 2007 and was installed on commercial vehicles, it is also known for the Caravan minibus and D22 pickups. In total, there were five versions of the motor: QD321, QD322, QD323, QD324 and QD325, respectively.
The 2.0-litre Nissan CD20T turbodiesel engine was built from 1991 to 2002 in Japan and fitted to the company’s very popular models such as the Primera, Serena and Avenir. There is also a CD20ET version of this unit with an electronic high pressure fuel pump and a CD20ETi with an intercooler.
The 2.0-liter Nissan CD20 diesel engine was produced by the company from 1990 to 2000 and was installed on such well-known models of the concern as Almera, Primera, Pulsar and Avenir. A modification of this unit with an electronic high-pressure fuel pump was installed on Bluebird under the index CD20E.
The 1.7-liter Nissan CD17 diesel engine was produced by the concern from 1981 to 1998 and was installed on a number of popular models of its time such as Sunny, Sentra, Pulsar and AD. A turbocharged version of the CD17T power unit with 75 hp and 145 Nm was installed on the Stanza liftback.
The 3.8-liter Nissan VR38DETT engine (or VR38 for short) has been assembled since 2007 at the concern’s plant in Tochigi, and the assembly is carried out manually and only by highly qualified specialists. This twin-turbocharged powertrain is used in GT-R series sports cars.
Nissan’s 3.0-litre VR30DDTT engine (or VR30 for short) was first introduced in 2015 as the main powertrain for luxury brand Infiniti’s latest line of mid-size models. This twin-turbocharged petrol engine is available in 300 or 400 hp versions.
The 4-liter VQ40DE engine has become not only one of the most reliable in the line of Nissan VQ gasoline units, but also the most voluminous in it. This is an enlarged version of the VQ35DE, which received an expansion of volume due to the size of the cylinders and the piston stroke. In all …
In 2007, mainly for Infiniti cars, the most advanced engine from the VQ series was introduced, designated as VQ37VHR. This unit replaced the VQ35HR and was developed on its basis. The block of cylinders VQ35HR has grown slightly in height, along with this, its rigidity has been increased.
The Nissan VQ35HR 3.5-liter V6 engine has been assembled at the company’s Japanese plant since 2006 and is installed on numerous Nissan models based on the Front Midship platform. At the moment, such a unit is used only as part of a hybrid power plant.
The 3.5-liter Nissan VQ35DD engine was first introduced in 2016 and was intended for the popular Pathfinder crossover, as well as its counterpart from Infiniti under the QX60 index. The motor is equipped with a proprietary direct injection system and phase shifters on both shafts.
The VQ35 engine is considered one of the most massive engines from Nissan. This engine has won “Best Engine of the Year” many times. VQ35 replaced the VQ30DE unit, which belonged to the first generation of VQ motors.
The 3.0-liter Nissan VQ30DD engine was assembled from 1996 to 2004 in several boost options and was installed on such popular models as Cedric, Leopard, Stagea and Skyline. This power unit is known for its finicky to the quality of fuel consumed.
The 3.0-liter turbo engine Nissan VQ30DET was produced from 1995 to 2007 in Japan and was installed on such popular concern models as Sima, Cedric, Gloria or Leopard. There was also a twin-turbocharged version of this engine under the VQ30DETT index.
The VQ30DE engine (or VQ30 for short) is in the record book as the best engine. For six years, he was in the TOP-10 best engines. No other engine has achieved this result. A feature of the engine is the finest processing of camshafts and crankshafts, the presence of a digital knock control system and …
The Nissan VQ25HR 2.5-liter V6 engine has been produced at the Japanese plant in Iwaki since 2006 and is installed on the base versions of some models of the company on the Front Midship platform. Now such a power unit is installed only on the Fuga sedan for the local automotive market.
The 2.5-liter Nissan VQ25DD engine was assembled from 1998 to 2007 at an enterprise in Japan and was installed on such popular concern models as Cefiro, Cedric, Stagea or Skyline. This engine is very demanding on fuel quality due to the NEO-Di direct injection system.
The 2.5-liter Nissan VQ25DET engine was produced for a very short time, from 2001 to 2004, and was installed on one single model of the company: the Stagea station wagon in the back of the M35. This turbocharged power unit developed 280 hp and 410 Nm of torque.
The 2.5-liter Nissan VQ25DE engine (or VQ25 for short) was first shown in 1994 as the main power unit for the popular Cefiro, Cedric or Leopard models on the Japanese market. In 2004, the motor was slightly updated and began to be installed on the Fuga, Teana sedans and the Elgrand minivan. It was installed …
The 2.3-liter Nissan VQ23DE engine (or VQ23 for short) was introduced in 2003 as a replacement for the junior representative of the popular V6 engine line and was installed only on the Teana sedan and its clones. This power unit was produced in the only version of the boost for 173 hp and 225 Nm.
The 2.0-liter Nissan VQ20DE engine (or VQ20 for short) was shown in 1994 as the junior representative of a new line of V6 engines and was intended for the popular Cefiro and Maxima sedans. After the modernization of 1999, this power unit received the NEO prefix to its index.
5.6-liter V8 Nissan VK56DE engine was produced in US factories from 2003 to 2015 and was installed in the largest and most powerful models, such as Armada, Titan, and Infiniti QX56. In 2007, this unit was seriously upgraded and therefore two generations of it are distinguished.
The 4.5-liter V8 Nissan VK45DE engine (or VK45 for short) was assembled at the Yokohama plant from 2001 to 2010 and installed on the most expensive and powerful models of the Japanese concern such as Fuga and President.
The 4.5-liter Nissan VH45DE engine (or VH45 for short) was produced from 1989 to 2002 in Japan and was installed only on the especially luxurious President model and the American Infiniti Q45. This power unit is very popular for self-swap on sports cars.
The 4.1-liter Nissan VH41DE engine (or VH41 for short) was produced from 1991 to 2001 and was installed on the most expensive models of the concern, including the American Infiniti Q45. This power unit still attracts fans of swapping powerful engines in their cars.
The 3.3-liter Nissan VG33E engine has been produced since 1995 and is still installed in China. This power unit is most often found on pickup trucks, SUVs and minibuses. There is a version of the VG33ER equipped with a supercharger with a power of 210 hp and 334 Nm of torque.
The 3.0-liter Nissan VG30DETT engine was produced from 1989 to 2000 at the Japanese plant and was installed as the top power unit of the popular 300ZX sports coupe. The Garrett twin-turbo engine developed 300 hp in a manual and 280 hp in an automatic transmission.
The 3.0-liter Nissan VG30DET engine was produced by the Japanese concern from 1986 to 1996 and was installed only on large sedans such as Sima, Cedric and Gloria, as well as the Leopard coupe. This power unit was equipped with a Garrett T3 turbine and developed a power of 255 hp and 343 Nm.
The 3.0-liter Nissan VG30DE engine was produced by the company from 1986 to 2000 and was installed both in civilian cars and in popular sports models of the 300ZR and 300ZX families. The power unit was offered in a wide range of capacities and was equipped with a phase regulator.
The 3.0-liter Nissan VG30ET engine was produced from 1983 to 1991 at a Japanese plant and was installed both in sports models of the 300ZX family and in civilian Cedric and Gloria. This unit was produced with two different turbines and, accordingly, different power.
The 3.0-liter Nissan VG30E engine (or VG30 for short) was assembled from 1983 to 1999 and, in fact, is one of the most massive V6 engines of its time, as it was installed on many models. The unit was produced in a wide range of capacities, there was even a version with a phase regulator.
The 3.0-liter Nissan VG30i engine was assembled for a short time, from 1985 to 1989, and quickly gave way to more modern power units with distributed injection. This single-injection gasoline engine was only installed on pickup trucks or SUVs.
Nissan VG20E was produced from 1983 to 1999 at a Japanese plant and many popular models of the concern such as Cedric, Leopard, and Maxima were installed. From 1987 to 2005, a gas version of this unit was used under the symbol VG20P for 100 hp.
The 3.0-liter Nissan VE30DE engine (or VE30 for short) was produced for a very short time from 1991 to 1994 and was installed only on the third generation of the Maxima sedan in the J30 body, which used to be very popular in the United States.
The 4.8-liter Nissan TB48DE engine (or TB48 for short) with bore x stroke of 99.5 mm × 102 mm (3.92 in × 4.02 in) and double overhead camshaft has been produced at the company’s enterprises since 2001 and is put on a number of modifications of the Patrol SUV for markets where they do not …
The 4.5-liter Nissan TB45 engine was produced by the company from 1997 to 2002 in Japan and was installed on a special version of the Patrol SUV for the Middle East market. This unit was offered in two versions: TB45S carburetor and TB45E injection. The cylinder bore was increased to 99.5 mm (3.92 in) but …
The 4.2-liter Nissan TB42 engine was produced at a Japanese company from 1987 to 1997 and was installed only under the hood of the legendary Patrol SUV and only in the Y60 body. The engine was released with a two-barrel carburettor and a point type distributor. In 1992 the TB42E emerged with electronic fuel injection …
The 2.0-liter Nissan SR20VET engine was produced from 2001 to 2007 at the Japanese plant and was installed only on the sports version of the X-Trail crossover in the version for the local market. The motor stands out for its unique combination of turbocharged NEO VVL phase control system.
The 2.0-liter Nissan SR20VE engine was produced from 1997 to 2003 at a factory in Japan and was installed on sports versions of such models as Primera, Bluebird or Wingroad. This motor is primarily distinguished by the NEO Variable Valve Lift and Timing system.
The 2.0-liter Nissan SR20DET engine was produced from 1989 to 2001 and was installed both in the concern’s sports cars and in charged versions of civilian models. Modifications of this motor are distinguished by different colors of its valve cover: Red, Silver or Black.
The 2.0-liter Nissan SR20DE engine (or SR20 for short) was produced at the company’s factories from 1989 to 2002 and was installed on many popular concern models, such as Almera, Primera or Silvia. The same power unit, but in the version with single injection, was assembled under a different index SR20Di.
The Nissan SR18DE engine (or SR18 for short) appeared in 1992 and was an evolution of the SR18Di, with multipoint multipoint fuel injection instead of single injection. It is worth noting that the engines for the Nissan Pulsar and Sunny GTI have a high power (140 hp 6400 rpm) and a Compression ratio of 10 …
The 1.6-liter Nissan SR16VE engine (or SR16 for short) was assembled from 1997 to 2000 at a plant in Japan and was installed on sports versions of such popular models as the Pulsar, Lucino or Sunny. In addition to the standard modification, there was an N1 version from Autech for Pulsar 1997-1998.
The RB26DETT engine (or RB26 for short) was installed mainly on the Nissan Skyline GT-R in the body of R32, R33 and R34, Nissan Stagea 260RS. This engine was developed in the Nismo division for the Skyline R32 GT-R car racing. The engine has a high potential to increase its power, thanks to which RB26DETT …
The 2.5-liter Nissan RB25DE engine was produced from 1991 to 2002 at a Japanese plant and was installed on such popular models as Skyline, Cefiro, Laurel, and Stage. The first models (until 1993) were not equipped with the NVCS variable valve timing system. Characteristics of camshafts on these engines: phase 240/232, rise 7.8/7.3 mm. Such …
The first RB20 engines were installed on the Nissan Skyline R31. Early double overhead camshaft engines are referred to as “Red Top” because they have red caps. Later versions used the ECCS engine management system. There were different versions of 2-liter RB20 engines: RB20E, RB20ET, RB20DE, RB20DE NEO, RB20DET, RB20P, RB20DET-R.
The 2.5-liter Nissan QR25DER engine was produced by the Japanese concern from 2013 to 2017 and was installed on hybrid versions of such models as the Pathfinder, Murano and Infiniti QX60. This motor stands out for its Atkinson economy cycle operation and Roots type compressor.
The 2.5-liter Nissan QR25DD engine was produced from 2001 to 2007 at a factory in Japan and is massively found on only one Primera model in a sedan, as well as a station wagon. This power unit was known as very capricious and very demanding on fuel quality.
The 2.5-liter Nissan QR25DE engine (or QR25 for short) has been assembled at factories in Japan and the USA since 2000 and is installed on such popular concern models as the Altima, Caravan, Frontier and X-Trail. The engine was seriously upgraded in 2007, so some distinguish its two generations.
The 2.0-liter Nissan QR20DE engine (or QR20 for short) was assembled at a Japanese plant from 2000 to 2012 and installed in a number of mid-size models of the concern, such as Primera, Serena or X-trail.
The 2.0-liter Nissan QR20DD engine was produced by the concern from 2000 to 2005 in Japan and was massively installed on one model – the popular Bluebird Sylphy sedan. The unit is very picky about the quality of fuel.
The 1.8-liter Nissan QG18DD engine was produced from 1999 to 2007 at the company’s Japanese plant and was installed in several popular models such as Primera, Sunny and Sylphy. This unit received negative reviews due to its demanding fuel quality.
The 1.8-liter Nissan QG18DE engine (or QG18 for short) was produced at the company’s factories from 1998 to 2006 and was installed on the company’s mid-size models, such as Almera, Primera and others. The power unit had a 105 hp gas version. under its own index QG18DEN.
The 1.6-liter Nissan QG16DE engine (or QG16 for short) was produced from 2000 to 2013 and was installed on many popular models of the concern, mostly in the version for developing countries. The 79 kW QG16DE engine with two camshafts has four valves per cylinder. The engine camshafts are driven by a chain. The cylinder …
The QG15DE engine (or QG15 for short) was designed to replace the GA15DE and was based on the QG16DE. The manufacturer has reduced the diameter of the cylinders. In addition, other pistons were used in the engine. The engine has a high compression ratio. However, for the most part, the engine is a repetition of …
The 1.3-liter Nissan QG13DE engine (or QG13 for short) was produced from 1998 to 2012 in Japan and was installed mainly on local models, as well as on cars for the Southeast Asian market. This power unit is the youngest in the line and is quite rare.