The Renault V4U 2.5-liter V6 engine was produced at factories in Japan from 2009 to 2019 and was installed on the Latitude sedan, popular in Europe, and its Korean counterparts Samsung SM5 and SM7. The unit is essentially one of the clones of the second generation of the Japanese Nissan VQ25DE engine.
Renault Latitude/Samsung SM5
The Renault Latitude / Samsung SM5 is a French 4-door sedan business car manufactured by the Renault Group since 1998. In the South Korean market, the model is known as Samsung SM5, and in Mexico – Safrane. The car is produced in South Korea. 2012 to 2014 it was also assembled at the Avtoframos automobile plant in Moscow. A total of 3 generations of the model have been released. Since 2010, in the 3rd generation, the European version of the car has been produced and sold.
The Renault V4Y 3.5-liter V6 engine was produced at factories in Japan from 2002 to 2019 and was installed on such popular models as Espace, Laguna Coupe, Vel Satis and Samsung SM7. Such a power unit is inherently one of the varieties of the Nissan VQ35DE engine.
The 2.0-liter Renault M4R engine has been assembled at factories in Yokohama and Busan since 2005 and is installed on such popular models of the company as Megane, Laguna, Fluence, Latitude. This power unit is inherently one of the varieties of the Nissan MR20DE engine.
The 1.5-liter Renault K9K or 1.5 dCi diesel engine has been produced by the concern since 2001 and is installed on a huge number of company models under the Renault, Nissan or Dacia brands. The same motor can be found under the hood of front-wheel drive Mercedes called OM607 and OM608.
The 2.0-liter Nissan-Renault M9R or 2.0 dCi diesel engine has been produced since 2005 and is installed on such popular models as Espace, Koleos, Talisman, as well as Qashqai and X-trail. There are two generations of diesel, which can be distinguished by their volume of 1995 cm³ and 1997 cm³.
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.
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 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 2.5-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 …
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.
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.