The 3.5-liter Nissan VQ35DD engine was first introduced in 2016 and was intended for the popular Pathfinder crossover, as well as its counterpart from Infiniti under the QX60 index. The motor is equipped with a proprietary direct injection system and phase shifters on both shafts.
Infiniti QX60 (JX)
The Infiniti QX60 (JX) is a prestigious Japanese car in the 7-seat crossover class of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. Produced since 2012. The model was based on an extended version of the Renault-Nissan D platform. The designation JX in the name of the car was used until 2013. In 2016 and 2017. the model has undergone a restyling. The changes affected the exterior, wheels, suspension, safety and entertainment systems and the engine.
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 2.5-liter Nissan QR25DER engine was produced by the Japanese concern from 2013 to 2017 and was installed on hybrid versions of such models as the Pathfinder, Murano and Infiniti QX60. This motor stands out for its Atkinson economy cycle operation and Roots type compressor.
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.