Engine Nissan VR30DDTT

Nissan’s 3.0-litre VR30DDTT engine (or VR30 for short) was first introduced in 2015 as the main powertrain for luxury brand Infiniti’s latest line of mid-size models. This twin-turbocharged petrol engine is available in 300 or 400 hp versions.

The VR family also includes an internal combustion engine: VR38DETT.

The engine was installed on:

  • Infiniti Q50 1 (V37) in 2016 – …;
  • Infiniti Q60 2 (CV37) in 2016 – …;
  • Nissan 400Z 7 (Z34) in 2022 – …;
  • Nissan Skyline 13 (V37) in 2019 – …


Start of production 2015
Displacement, cc 2997
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 300
Torque output, Nm 400
Cylinder block aluminum V6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 86
Piston stroke, mm 86
Compression ratio 10.3
Features Twin-Turbo
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator at inlet and outlet
Turbocharging two Garrett MGT1446
Recommended engine oil 0W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.4
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5/6
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Infiniti Q50 2017)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~200 000
Weight, kg 195

Disadvantages of the VR30DDTT engine

  • While the engine is brand new and most of its problems are treated by flashing;
  • The forums described several cases of sudden ignition of the motor.

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