The 3.0-liter diesel engine Renault-Nissan V9X or 3.0 dCi was assembled from 2008 to 2015 and was installed on such concern models as the Laguna, Pathfinder, Navara and Infiniti crossovers. This diesel has a controversial reputation for being very costly to repair.
Infiniti QX50 (EX)
The Infiniti QX50 (EX) is a Japanese compact crossover car from Nissan Motor. Began to be manufactured in 2007. The car is assembled with rear or front wheel drive and is manufactured on the Nissan FX platform. The North American version of the model is designated EX35, and the European version is EX37. Since 2010, the car has also been equipped with a diesel engine. The EX nomenclature was used until 2013. The EX model is the first in the world to be equipped with all-round cameras.
In 2007, mainly for Infiniti cars, the most advanced engine from the VQ series was introduced, designated as VQ37VHR. This unit replaced the VQ35HR and was developed on its basis. The block of cylinders VQ35HR has grown slightly in height, along with this, its rigidity has been increased.
The Nissan VQ35HR 3.5-liter V6 engine has been assembled at the company’s Japanese plant since 2006 and is installed on numerous Nissan models based on the Front Midship platform. At the moment, such a unit is used only as part of a hybrid power plant.
The VQ35 engine is considered one of the most massive engines from Nissan. This engine has won “Best Engine of the Year” many times. VQ35 replaced the VQ30DE unit, which belonged to the first generation of VQ motors.
The 2.0-liter Nissan KR20DDET (or KR20 for short) or 2.0 VC-Turbo engine has been produced in Japan since 2017 and is used in Altima sedans, but is best known for the Infiniti QX50, QX55 and QX60 crossovers. Such a power unit is distinguished by the presence of a proprietary compression ratio adjustment system.