Nissan Cefiro

The Nissan Cefiro is a Japanese business car in the Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. line. The model was produced in the period from 1988 to 2003 in the sedan and station wagon bodies in front-, rear- and all-wheel drive configurations. Translated from Spanish, the name of the car means “west wind”. In the European modification, the model was named Nissan Maxima. The car has gained popularity in Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and Russia. The third generation of the model is still being produced in Malaysia and Bangladesh.

Nissan Cefiro, 1st generation, 1988–1994

First generation Nissan Cefiro, 1988–1994
The first generation Nissan Cefiro sedan was produced from 1988 to 1994. The car was equipped with engines 2.0, 2.5 and 2.8 in combination with a four-speed automatic transmission or a five-speed manual transmission.

Nissan Cefiro, 2nd generation, 1994–1998

First generation Nissan Cefiro, 1994–1998
Second-generation sedans and station wagons were produced from 1994 to 1998 and were equipped with 2.0, 2.5 and 3.0 liter petrol engines. Transmission – 4-speed automatic or 5-speed manual.

Nissan Cefiro, 3rd generation, 1998–2004

First generation Nissan Cefiro, 1998–2004
The Nissan Cefiro business class sedan was produced from 1998 to 2004. In the European market, the model was known as the Nissan Maxima.

Engine Nissan VQ35DE

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.

Engine Nissan VQ30DE

The VQ30DE engine (or VQ30 for short) is in the record book as the best engine. For six years, he was in the TOP-10 best engines. No other engine has achieved this result. A feature of the engine is the finest processing of camshafts and crankshafts, the presence of a digital knock control system and …

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Engine Nissan VQ25DD

The 2.5-liter Nissan VQ25DD engine was assembled from 1998 to 2007 at an enterprise in Japan and was installed on such popular concern models as Cefiro, Cedric, Stagea or Skyline. This engine is very demanding on fuel quality due to the NEO-Di direct injection system.

Engine Nissan VQ25DE

The 2.5-liter Nissan VQ25DE engine (or VQ25 for short) was first shown in 1994 as the main power unit for the popular Cefiro, Cedric or Leopard models on the Japanese market. In 2004, the motor was slightly updated and began to be installed on the Fuga, Teana sedans and the Elgrand minivan. It was installed …

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Engine Nissan VQ23DE

The 2.3-liter Nissan VQ23DE engine (or VQ23 for short) was introduced in 2003 as a replacement for the junior representative of the popular V6 engine line and was installed only on the Teana sedan and its clones. This power unit was produced in the only version of the boost for 173 hp and 225 Nm.

Engine Nissan VQ20DE

The 2.0-liter Nissan VQ20DE engine (or VQ20 for short) was shown in 1994 as the junior representative of a new line of V6 engines and was intended for the popular Cefiro and Maxima sedans. After the modernization of 1999, this power unit received the NEO prefix to its index.

Engine Nissan RB25

The 2.5-liter Nissan RB25DE engine was produced from 1991 to 2002 at a Japanese plant and was installed on such popular models as Skyline, Cefiro, Laurel, and Stage. The first models (until 1993) were not equipped with the NVCS variable valve timing system. Characteristics of camshafts on these engines: phase 240/232, rise 7.8/7.3 mm. Such …

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Engine Nissan RB20

The first RB20 engines were installed on the Nissan Skyline R31. Early double overhead camshaft engines are referred to as “Red Top” because they have red caps. Later versions used the ECCS engine management system. There were different versions of 2-liter RB20 engines: RB20E, RB20ET, RB20DE, RB20DE NEO, RB20DET, RB20P, RB20DET-R.

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