Engine Nissan HR13DDT

The 1.3-liter Nissan HR13DDT (or HR13 for short) or 1.3 DIG-T engine has been produced in England since 2017 and is installed on such popular models of the Japanese concern as Qashqai, X-Trail or Kicks. This turbo engine on Renault cars is known as the H5Ht, and on Mercedes as the M282.

The HR family includes: HR10DDT, HRA2DDT, HR12DE, HR12DDR, HR15DE, HR16DE.

The engine was installed on:

  • Nissan Qashqai 2 (J11) in 2018 – 2021;
  • Nissan Qashqai 3 (J12) in 2021 – …;
  • Nissan Kicks 1 (P15) in 2020 – …;
  • Nissan X-Trail 3 (T32) in 2019 – 2021.


Production years 2017-…
Displacement, cc 1332
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 140 – 160
Torque output, Nm 240 – 270
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 72.2
Piston stroke, mm 81.4
Compression ratio 10.5
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator on both shafts
Turbocharging Garrett NGT1241MKSZ
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.4
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5/6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Nissan Qashqai 2022)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~220 000
Weight, kg 105

Disadvantages of the HR13DDT engine

  • This turbo engine appeared not very long ago and there are no detailed breakdown statistics yet;
  • So far, the main complaints on the forums are related to the frequent glitches of the start-stop system;
  • Like all direct injection engines, there is a problem with soot on the valves;
  • The network also describes cases of a sharp loss of traction due to a flown turbine pipe;
  • Another weakness of this unit include ignition coils and an adsorber valve.

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