Engine Nissan VQ40DE

The 4-liter VQ40DE engine has become not only one of the most reliable in the line of Nissan VQ gasoline units, but also the most voluminous in it. This is an enlarged version of the VQ35DE, which received an expansion of volume due to the size of the cylinders and the piston stroke. The power unit appeared in 2005 in the USA, was developed for SUVs, since that time it has been equipped with the largest Nissan cars, as well as the Suzuki Equator until 2013. ICE VQ40DE experts recommend, like other motors in the series. It has a gorgeous resource, which is unusual with modern disposability, the absence of problems and a huge potential for tuning.

Specifications

Manufacturer Decherd Powertrain Plant
Also called VQ40
Production years 2005
Cylinder block alloy aluminum
Fuel system injector
Configuration V
Number of cylinders 6
Valves per cylinder 4
Piston stroke, mm 92
Cylinder bore, mm 95.5
Compression ratio 9.7
Displacement, cc 3954
Power output, hp 265/5600
269/5600
Torque output, Nm / rpm 381/4000
390/4000
Fuel type 95
Euro standards
Weight, kg
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Pathfinder)
— city
— highway
— combined
18.7
10.5
13.5
Oil consumption, gr/1000 km up to 500
Recommended engine oil 5W-30 / 5W-40 / 10W-30 / 10W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.1
Oil change interval, km 15000
(better 7500)
Normal engine operating temperature, °C
Engine lifespan, km
— official information
— real

400+

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