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 QX70 (FX)
The Infiniti QX70 (FX) is a Japanese mid-size executive crossover vehicle manufactured by Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. from 2002 to 2017. Released 2 generations of the model. Until 2014, the model was called the Infiniti FX in the 1st generation, and the FX35 and FX50 in the second. Since 2008, cars have also been sold in the Japanese domestic market in right-hand drive versions. The car was assembled in the Japanese city of Tochigi, and in the period from 2012 to 2014 – in Russia. In 2016, an updated version of the 2nd generation, the QX70 Limited, was presented in New York.
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 5.0-liter V8 Nissan VK50VE engine (or VK50 for short) was produced at the Japanese plant from 2008 to 2014 and was installed only on the Infiniti FX50 crossover and its updated version with the QX70 index. There were two versions of the engine: stock with 390 hp and 500 Nm and Vettel Edition with …
The 4.5-liter V8 Nissan VK45DE engine (or VK45 for short) was assembled at the Yokohama plant from 2001 to 2010 and installed on the most expensive and powerful models of the Japanese concern such as Fuga and President.