Engine Nissan VH45DE under the hood

Engine Nissan VH45DE

The 4.5-liter Nissan VH45DE engine reaches 278 hp. (207 kilowatts) at 6000 rpm, and 396 Nm at 4000 rpm. The cutoff is at 6900 rpm. Cylinder geometry: piston stroke – 82.7 mm, cylinder diameter – 93 mm. From 1990 to 1995, a VTC version was also produced. Features of the VH45DE engine: forged steel crankshaft and connecting rods, 6-bolt main bearing caps, lightweight pistons with molybdenum coating, outlet camshafts made of special materials, hydraulic compensators are present.


Manufacturer Yokohama Plant
Also called VH45
Production years 1989-2002
Cylinder block alloy aluminum
Fuel system injector
Configuration V
Number of cylinders 8
Valves per cylinder 4
Piston stroke, mm 82.7
Cylinder bore, mm 93
Compression ratio 10.2
Displacement, cc 4494
Power output, hp 278/6000
Torque output, Nm / rpm 396/4000
Fuel type 95
Euro standards
Weight, kg
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Infiniti Q45)
— city
— highway
— combined
Oil consumption, gr/1000 km up to 1000
Recommended engine oil 5W-30 / 5W-40 / 10W-30 / 10W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.6
Oil change interval, km 10000
(better 5000)
Normal engine operating temperature, °C
Engine lifespan, km
— official information
— real


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