The 1.0-liter Nissan CR10DE engine (or CR10 for short) was produced by the company from 2002 to 2004 and was quickly discontinued due to poor performance. This power unit is known from the Micra or March models in the back of the K12.
The engine was installed on:
- Nissan Micra 3 (K12) in 2002 – 2004;
- Nissan March 3 (K12) in 2002 – 2004.
|Fuel system||distributed injection|
|Power output, hp||68|
|Torque output, Nm||96|
|Cylinder block||aluminum R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||71|
|Piston stroke, mm||63|
|Recommended engine oil||0W-20|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||3.2|
|Euro standards||EURO 4/5|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Nissan Micra 2003)
|Engine lifespan, km||~180 000|
Disadvantages of the CR10DE engine
- The main disadvantage of the motor is its low power, so it was quickly abandoned;
- In severe frosts, the engine does not start or runs loudly and unsteadily;
- After 100,000 kilometers, the timing chain often stretches and rattles here;
- On runs of 150,000 kilometers, a progressive oil burn often begins;
- The motor is demanding on fuel quality and needs regular cleaning of the injectors.