Nissan engines

Engines by fuel type: gasolaine / diesel

Nissan Motors uses a straightforward method of naming its gasoline automobile engines.

1 or 2 lettersEngine family
2 digitsDisplacement in deciliters
Camshaft none– SOHC*
D– DOHC
V– VVL (Variable Valve Lift)
Fuel delivery i– Throttle Body Fuel Injection
E– Electronic Port Fuel Injection
D– Direct Cylinder Fuel Injection
N– Natural gas fueled
P– LPG fueled

For old engines:
S– Carburetor
T– Twin carburetor

Power adder R– Supercharged
T– Turbocharged
Ti– Turbocharged and intercooled
TT– Twin-Turbocharged
2nd power adder R– Supercharged
T– Turbocharged
Ti– Turbocharged and intercooled
TT– Twin-Turbocharged
Special HR– High Response and High Revolution
K– Improvement

*- Nissan Motors does not have a letter designation for the SOHC configuration so the camshaft configuration type is assumed as SOHC if no letter is present (example: L28ET).

Example: VQ30DET

VQ – VQ engine family;
30 – 30 deciliters (3.0 liters);
D – DOHC (dual overhead camshafts);
E – electronic port fuel injection;
T – turbocharged;

Engine codeDisplacementPower output
Straight-3
HR-series
HR10DDT1.0 l
HR12DDR1.2 l98 PS, 72 kW; 97 HP
HR10DE1.0 l76 PS; 56.6 kW; 76 HP
HR12DE1.2 l79-84 PS; 58-62 kW; 78-83 HP
Straight-4
A-series
A101.0 l55-67 PS; 41-49 kW; 56-66 HP
A121.2 l71 PS; 52 kW; 70 HP
A12GX or A12T1.2 l84 PS; 62 kW; 83 HP
A12A1.2 l51 kW; 68 HP
A131.3 l76 PS; 56 kW; 75 HP
A14, A14T, A14E1.4 l51-93 PS; 37-68 kW; 50-92 HP
A151.5 l65-86 PS; 50-63 kW; 67-85 HP
C-series
С1.0 l27 kW; 37 HP
CA-series
CA16S1.6 l81 PS; 60 kW; 80 HP
CA16DE1.6 l120 PS; 88 kW; 118 HP
CA18i1.8 l68-75 kW; 91-100 HP
CA18E1.8 l85 kW; 113 HP
CA18S1.8 l66 kW; 90 HP
CA18DE1.8 l134 PS; 98 kW; 132 HP
CA18ET1.8 l135 PS; 99 kW; 133 HP
CA18DET1.8 l145-185 PS; 107-136 kW; 143-182 HP
CA20E2.0 l106 PS; 78 kW; 105 HP
CA20S2.0 l76-79 kW; 102-106 HP
CG-series
CG10DE1.0 l55-60 PS; 40-44 kW; 54-59 HP
CG13DE1.3 l79-82 PS; 58-60 kW; 78-81 HP
CGA3DE1.4 l60 kW; 81 HP
CR-series
Nissan CR20DEThe Nissan CR-engine is a 1.0 L, 1.2 L or 1.4 L straight-four 4-stroke gasoline engine manufactured by Nissan’s Aichi Kikai division since 2002.

It is an aluminum DOHC (double over-head camshafts) 16-valve design, VTC system and ignition system with individual coils on each spark plug. The CR10DE produces 68 PS, the CR12DE up to 110 PS and CR14DE up to 98 PS at 5,600 rpm.

CR10DE1.0 l68 PS; 50 kW; 67 HP
CR12DE1.2 l80-110 PS; 59-81 kW; 79-109 HP
CR14DE1.4 l88-98 PS, 65-72 kW; 64-71 HP
D-series
D100.9 l19 kW; 25 HP
D111.1 l21 kW; 28 HP
D121.2 l41 kW; 55 HP
E-series
E1.2 l36 kW; 48 HP
E-11.2 l45 kW; 60 HP
E10, E10S1.0 l37-40 kW; 49-54 HP
E13, E13S1.3 l44-49 kW; 59-66 HP
E15, E15S1.5 l55-63 kW; 74-84 HP
E15ET1.5 l85 kW; 113 HP
E16S, E16i1.6 l52-53 kW; 70-71 HP
FJ-series
FJ20E2.0 l150 PS; 110 kW; 148 HP
FJ20ET2.0 l190-205 PS; 140-151 kW; 187-202 HP
FJ242.4 l177 kW; 237 HP
Prince G-series
G-11.5 l54 kW; 73 HP
G-21.9 l72 kW; 96 HP
G-151.5 l70 kW; 94 HP
G-161.6 l74 kW; 99 HP
G-181.8 l105 PS; 77 kW; 104 HP
G-202.0 l81-92 kW; 110-123 HP
Prince GA-series
FG4A-101.5 l34 kW; 45 HP
FG4A-201.5 l39 kW; 52 HP
FG4A-301.5 l45 kW; 60 HP
GA301.5 l45 kW; 60 HP
GA-4 (FG4A-40)1.5 l52 kW; 70 HP
Prince GB-series
GB30 (FG4B-30)1.9 l60 kW; 80 HP
GB-4 (FG4B-40)1.9 l70 kW; 94 HP
G-series
G1.5 l56-63 kW; 75-85 HP
GA-series
GA13DS1.3 l79 PS; 58 kW; 78 HP
GA13DE1.3 l63 kW; 85 HP
GA14S1.4 l59 kW; 79 HP
GA14DS1.4 l76 PS; 56 kW; 75 HP
GA14DE1.4 l87 PS; 64 kW; 86 HP
GA15S1.5 l63 kW; 85 HP
GA15DS1.5 l70 kW; 94 HP
GA15E1.5 l72 kW; 97 HP
GA15DE1.5 l106 PS; 78 kW; 105 HP
GA16S1.6 l63-69 kW; 84-94 HP
GA16E1.6 l82 kW; 110 HP
GA16i1.6 l94 PS; 69 kW; 92 HP
GA16DE1.6 l100-120 PS; 76-88 kW; 102-118 HP
GA16DS1.6 l90-95 PS; 66-70 kW; 88-94 HP
GA16DNE1.6 l78 kW; 105 HP
H-series
H1.9 l71 kW; 95 HP
H202.0 l74 kW; 99 HP
H20P2.0 l74 kW; 99 HP
H252.5 l46 kW; 62 HP
HR-series
HRA2DDT1.2 l100-132 PS; 74-97 kW; 99-130 HP
HR15DE1.5 l99-116 PS; 73-85 kW; 98-114 HP
HR16DE1.6 l110-119 PS; 81-88 kW; 108-117 HP
J-series
Nissan J15The Nissan J engine is a series of automobile and light truck gasoline engines manufactured by the Nissan Motor Co. All J engines had cast-iron block and cast-iron cylinder head.

There are 1.3, 1.5, 1.6 and 1.8 L versions. The J15 is a bored out version of the Nissan J13. The Nissan J16 engine is a lengthened version of the J15. The J18 is an engine that was used in some Nissan models sold in Mexico.

J131.3 l68 PS; 50 kW; 67 HP
J151.5 l77 PS; 57 kW; 76 HP
J161.6 l82 PS; 60 kW; 80 HP
KA-series
KA20DE2.0 l88-92 kW; 120-125 HP
KA24E2.4 l136-143 PS; 100-105 kW; 134-140 HP
KA24DE2.4 l116 kW; 155 HP
L-series
L131.3 l77 PS; 57 kW; 76 HP
L141.4 l85-95 PS; 62-70 kW; 84-94 HP
L161.6 l94-97 PS; 69-72 kW; 92-97 HP
L16T1.6 l100-105 PS; 73-77 kW; 98-103 HP
L181.8 l105 PS; 77 kW; 103 HP
L18T1.8 l110 PS; 81 kW; 109 HP
L20B2.0 l112 PS; 82 kW; 110 HP
MA-series
MA10E1.0 l52 kW; 70 HP
MA09ERT0.9 l81 kW; 108 HP
MA10ET1.0 l55 kW; 74 HP
MA10S1.0 l39 kW; 52 HP
MA12S1.2 l45 kW; 60 HP
MR-series
MR16DDT1.6 l140-160 kW; 188-215 HP
MR18DE1.8 l124-128 PS; 91-94 kW; 122-126 HP
MRA8DE1.8 l131 PS; 96 kW; 129 HP
MR20DE2.0 l131-147 PS; 98-108 kW; 131-145 HP
MR20DD2.0 l144-150 PS; 106-110 kW; 142-148 HP
NA-series
NA16S1.6 l56 kW; 75 HP
NA20P2.0 l60-63 kW; 80-84 HP
NA20S2.0 l99-100 PS; 67-74 kW; 89-99 HP
QG-series
QG13DE1.3 l87-90 PS; 64-66 kW; 86-89 HP
QG15DE1.5 l90-109 PS; 66-80 kW; 88-107 HP
QG16DE1.6 l120 PS; 88 kW; 118 HP
QG18DE1.8 l115-125 PS; 85-92 kW; 114-123 HP
QG18DD1.8 l133 PS; 97 kW; 130 HP
QG18DEN1.8 l78 kW; 105 HP
QR-series
QR20DE2.0 l130-150 PS; 104-110 kW; 128-148 HP
QR20DD2.0 l110 kW; 148 HP
QR25DE2.5 l147-203 PS, 108-149 kW; 145-200 HP
QR25DD2.5 l125 kW; 170 HP
QR25DER2.5 l190 kW; 250 HP
R-series
R1.6 l71 kW; 96 HP
SR-series
SR16VE1.6 l130 kW; 175 HP
SR16VE N11.6 l147 kW; 200 HP
SR18Di1.8 l81 kW; 110 HP
SR18DE1.8 l125-140 PS; 92-103 kW; 123-138 HP
SR20Di2.0 l89 kW; 120 HP
SR20DE2.0 l115-200 PS; 85-147 kW; 114-197 HP
SR20DET2.0 l151-184 kW; 200-250 HP
SR20VE2.0 l140-150 kW; 187-201 HP
SR20VET2.0 l206 kW; 276 HP
Datsun U-series
U202.0 l101-112 kW; 135-150 HP
Z-series
Z16 (Z16S)2.0 l95 PS; 70 kW; 94 HP
Z16E2.0 l77 kW; 103 HP
Z18 (Z18S)1.8 l77 kW; 103 HP
Z18E1.8 l85 kW; 114 HP
Z18ET1.8 l101 kW; 135 HP
Z20S2.0 l87-110 PS; 66-81 kW; 88-109 HP
Z20E2.0 l100 PS; 74 kW; 99 HP
Z22S2.2 l87 PS; 64 kW; 86 HP
Z22E2.2 l105 PS; 77 kW; 103 HP
Z24, Z24i2.4 l77-79 kW; 103-106 HP
Straight-6
Prince G-series
G-72.0 l79-95 kW; 106-127 HP
G7B-R2.0 l134 kW; 180 HP
G-82.0 l145-164 kW; 194-220 HP
G-112.5 l100 kW; 134 HP
H-series
H303.0 l89 kW; 120 HP
J-series
J202.0 l81 kW; 109 HP
K-series
K2.8 l88 kW; 118 HP
L-series
L202.0 l81-92 kW; 109-123 HP
L20A2.0 l115-130 PS; 85-96 kW; 114-129 HP
L20E2.0 l130 PS; 96 kW; 129 HP
L20ET2.0 l107 kW; 143 HP
L20P2.0 l71 kW; 95 HP
L232.3 l92 kW; 123 HP
L242.4 l130 PS; 95 kW; 128 HP
L24T2.4 l150 PS; 110 kW; 147 HP
L24E2.4 l103 kW; 138 HP
L262.6 l140 PS; 103 kW; 138 HP
L26L2.6 l126-164 PS; 92-121 kW; 124-162 HP;
L282.8 l120-140 PS; 88-103 kW; 118-138 HP
L28E2.8 l137-155 PS; 100-114 kW; 135-153 HP
L28ET2.8 l182 PS; 134 kW; 180 HP
P-series
P404.0 l116-145 PS; 85-107 kW; 114-143 HP
RB-series
RB20E2.0 l96-110 kW; 128-147 HP
RB20P2.0 l69 kW; 92 HP
RB20ET2.0 l125 kW; 167 HP
RB20DE2.0 l110-121 kW; 147-162 HP
RB20DET2.0 l129-158 kW; 173-212 HP
RB20DET-R2.0 l154 kW; 206 HP
RB24S2.4 l103 kW; 138 HP
RB25DE2.5 l132-147 kW; 177-197 HP
RB25DET2.5 l182-209 kW; 245-280 HP
RB26DE2.6 l162 kW; 217 HP
RB26DETT2.6 l206 kW; 276 HP
RB28DETT2.8 l386 kW; 510 HP
RB30S3.0 l100 kW; 134 HP
RB30E3.0 l114-126 kW; 153-170 HP
RB30ET3.0 l150 kW; 201 HP
RB30DE3.0 l177 kW; 237 HP
S-series
S202.0 l120-190 kW; 160-250 HP
TB-series
TB42E, TB42S4.2 l175 PS; 129 kW; 173 HP
TB45E, TB45S4.5 l127-147 kW; 171-197 HP
TB48DE4.8 l185 kW; 248 HP
V6
VE-series
Nissan VE30DEThe VE30DE engine is a 3.0 L (2,960 cc, 180.62 cu.in.) natural aspirated V6 60° four-stroke gasoline engine form Nissan Motor Co. The engine is based on the Nissan VG engine and was only used for the Nissan Maxima J30 (1992-1994 model years).

It produces 190 HP (142 kW, 193 PS) at 5,600 rpm, the torque is 260 N⋅m (26.5 kg·m, 191.7 lb⋅ft) at 4,000 rpm.

VE30DE3.0 l193 PS; 142 kW; 190 HP
VG-series
VG20E2.0 l85-92 kW; 114-123 HP
VG20ET2.0 l116-130 kW; 155-170 HP
VG20P2.0 l73-77 kW; 98-104 HP
VG20DET2.0 l154 kW; 206 HP
VG30S3.0 l109 kW; 146 HP
VG30i3.0 l103 kW; 138 HP
VG30E3.0 l163-165 PS; 120-123 kW; 160-165 HP
VG30ET3.0 l195-234 PS; 143-172 kW; 192-230 HP
VG30DE3.0 l185-230 PS; 136-169 kW; 182-227 HP
VG30DET3.0 l188 kW; 252 HP
VG30DETT3.0 l280-330 PS; 206-242 kW; 276-325 HP
VG33E3.3 l170-182 PS; 125-134 kW; 168-180 HP
VG33ER3.3 l157 kW; 210 HP
VQ-series
VQ20DE2.0 l140-160 PS; 104-117 kW; 138-157 HP
VQ23DE2.3 l173-177 PS; 127-130 kW; 170-174 HP
VQ25DE2.5 l185-209 PS; 136-154 kW; 182-206 HP
VQ25DD2.5 l209-215 PS; 154-158 kW; 206-212 HP
VQ25DET2.5 l206 kW; 276 HP
VQ25HR2.5 l163–168 kW; 218–225 HP
VQ30DE3.0 l192-220 PS; 142-162 kW; 190–217 HP
VQ30DE-K3.0 l225-230 PS; 165-170 kW; 222-227 HP
VQ30DET3.0 l200-282 kW; 268 HP
VQ30DETT3.0 l350 kW; 470 HP
VQ30DD3.0 l232-259 PS; 170-190 kW; 228-255 HP
VQ35DE3.5 l231-315 PS; 170-232 kW; 228-311 HP
VQ35DD3.5 l288 PS; 212 kW; 284 HP
VQ35HR3.5 l300-315 PS; 221-232 kW; 297-311 HP
VQ37VHR3.7 l330-355 PS; 243-261 kW; 325-350 HP
VQ38HR3.8 l257-294 kW; 345-394 HP
VQ40DE4.0 l265-279 PS; 195-205 kW; 261-275 HP
VR-series
VR30DDTT3.0 l223-298 kW; 300-400 HP
VR38DETT3.8 l358-447 kW; 480-600 HP
V8
VH-series
VH41DE4.1 l271 PS; 199 kW; 267 HP
VH45DE4.1 l271-281 PS; 199-207 kW; 267-277 HP
VK-series
VK45DE4.5 l280-340 PS; 206-250 kW; 276-335 HP
VK45DD4.5 l206 kW; 276 HP
VK50VE5.0 l291 kW; 390 HP
VK56DE5.6 l309-326 PS; 227-240 kW; 305-322 HP
VK56VD5.6 l394-422 PS; 290-310 kW; 390-416 HP
W-series
W646.4 l194 kW; 260 HP
Y-series
Y404.0 l197 PS; 145 kW; 195 HP
Y444.4 l204 PS; 150 kW; 200 HP