Engine Nissan VQ25DET

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 VQ20 series also includes internal combustion engines: VQ20DE, VQ23DE, VQ25DE, VQ25DD and VQ25HR.

The engine was installed on:

  • Nissan Stagea 2 (M35) in 2001 – 2004.


Production years 2001-2004
Displacement, cc 2495
Fuel system distributed injection
Power output, hp 280
Torque output, Nm 410
Cylinder block aluminum V6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 85
Piston stroke, mm 73.3
Compression ratio 8.5
Features ECCS, NDIS
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive three chains
Phase regulator at the CVTC intake
Turbocharging one Garrett turbine
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.0
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 3/4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Nissan Stagea 2003)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000
Weight, kg 220

Disadvantages of the VQ25DET engine

  • The engine is demanding on the quality of fuel and oils, saving will cost you dearly;
  • Bad gasoline destroys the catalyst, the crumbs of which enter the combustion chamber;
  • If the oil consumption exceeded 1 liter per 1000 km, then it means that there are scuffs on the walls of the cylinders;
  • From overheating, the cylinder head quickly leads and warping of the mating surfaces begins;
  • Closer to 200,000 km, noise appears in the area of \u200b\u200bthe timing chains, get ready for replacement.

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