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 Nissan Maxima is a Japanese small, medium and full-size sedan car produced since 1982 by Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. Since 2015, the 8th generation of the model has been produced. Most of the cars were sold in North America, the Middle East and China. The originator of all generations of the car was the Datsun 810 in the 2nd generation. The car was manufactured in Japan, South Africa, USA and China. Translated from Spanish, the name of the model sounds like a “saying”.
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 …
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.
The 3.0-liter Nissan VG30E engine (or VG30 for short) was assembled from 1983 to 1999 and, in fact, is one of the most massive V6 engines of its time, as it was installed on many models. The unit was produced in a wide range of capacities, there was even a version with a phase regulator.
Nissan VG20E was produced from 1983 to 1999 at a Japanese plant and many popular models of the concern such as Cedric, Leopard, and Maxima were installed. From 1987 to 2005, a gas version of this unit was used under the symbol VG20P for 100 hp.
The 3.0-liter Nissan VE30DE engine (or VE30 for short) was produced for a very short time from 1991 to 1994 and was installed only on the third generation of the Maxima sedan in the J30 body, which used to be very popular in the United States.