Engine Nissan QR20DD

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 QR family also includes internal combustion engines: QR20DE, QR25DE, QR25DD and QR25DER.

The engine was installed on:

  • Bluebird Sylphy G10 in 2000 – 2005.


Production years 2000-2005
Displacement, cc 1998
Fuel system NEO-Di direct injection
Power output, hp 150
Torque output, Nm 200
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 89
Piston stroke, mm 80.3
Compression ratio 11
Features EGR
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive two chains
Phase regulator inlet only
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.9
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Nissan Bluebird Sylphy 2004)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~200 000
Weight, kg 124

Disadvantages of the QR20DD engine

  • First of all, we note that this engine has capricious fuel equipment;
  • From soot, nozzles quickly become clogged, rings lie down, and the high-pressure fuel pump fails;
  • By about 100 – 150 thousand km, progressive oil consumption already begins here;
  • The motor is freezing, at temperatures below 20 degrees, you can’t just start a car;
  • Have a small resource: timing chain, thermostat, phase regulator and oil pump;
  • Owners are constantly faced with oil leaks from under the engine valve cover;
  • The forums describe many cases of destruction of catalysts at low mileage.

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